Posterior Stress Test

Posterior Stress Test of the shoulder is used to test for Posterior Instability
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 Posterior Stress Test

What is Posterior Stress Test?

  • Posterior Stress Test of the shoulder is used to test for Posterior Instability

How it's Performed?

  • Place the patient’s arm in flexion, adduction, and internal rotation and apply a posteriorly directed force.

What does a positive Posterior Stress Test mean?

  • positive if there is pain and sense of instability with the maneuver


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