Ruland Biceps Squeeze Test

 Ruland Biceps Squeeze Test

What is Ruland Biceps Squeeze Test?

  • Ruland Biceps Squeeze Test is used for Distal Biceps Avulsion

How it's Performed?

  • elbow held in 60-80° of flexion with the forearm slightly pronated.
  • one hand stabilizes the elbow while the other hand squeeze across the distal biceps muscle belly

What does a positive Ruland Biceps Squeeze Test mean?

  • A positive test is failure to observe supination of the patient’s forearm or wrist.

Sensitivity & Specificity

  • Sensitivity: 96 %

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