What is Neer Test?
- Neer Test is used to test for Impingement Syndrome
How it's Performed?
- subacromial injection of 10 mL of 1% lidocaine (Xylocaine)
What does a positive Neer Test mean?
- Pain caused by impingement usually is significantly reduced or eliminated.
- but pain caused by other conditions (with the exception perhaps of calcific tendinitis) is not relieved.
Sensitivity & Specificity
- Sensitivity: 79 %
- Specificity: 53 %
- Campbel's Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book