Valgus Stress Test

 Valgus Stress Test

What is Valgus Stress Test?

  • Valgus Stress Test is used for Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

How it's Performed?

  • flex elbow to 20 to 30 degrees (unlocks the olecranon), externally rotate the humerus, and apply valgus stress

What does a positive Valgus Stress Test mean?

  • This test is considered positive if the patient experiences pain or excessive laxity is noted and compared to the contralateral side.

Sensitivity & Specificity

  • Sensitivity: 50 %

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