Shoulder Examination

All Special tests for shoulder examination in orthopedic surgery.


 Shoulder Lock Test

Shoulder Lock Test

The Shoulder Lock test is used to help differentiate the cause of symptoms when the patient complains of… Read More
 Rent Test | Transdeltoid Palpation

Rent Test | Transdeltoid Palpation

The Rent Test (or Transdeltoid Palpation test) is used to diagnosis the full thickness tear of the shoulder… Read More
 Bear Hug Test

Bear Hug Test

The Bear Hug Test is a new special test that is used to diagnose subscapularis tendon tears. It… Read More
 Scapular Winging Test

Scapular Winging Test

Scapular Winging is a clinical syndrome that is caused by a loss of the normal scapular stability that… Read More
 Wright Test

Wright Test

Wright Test is used for Thoracic outlet syndrome, it's done by passively externally rotate and abduct the patient’s… Read More
 Sulcus Sign

Sulcus Sign

Sulcus Sign is used to detect inferior instability due to a laxity of the superior glenohumeral and coracohumeral… Read More
 Posterior Stress Test

Posterior Stress Test

Posterior Stress Test (or Posterior Apprehension sign) of the shoulder is used to test for Posterior Instability. Read More
 Posterior Drawer Test of the shoulder

Posterior Drawer Test of the shoulder

Posterior Drawer test of the shoulder is used to test for Posterior Instability. It was first described by… Read More
 Jerk Test

Jerk Test

Jerk Test is used to check for posterior instability of the shoulder joint (It's used to detect a… Read More
 Anterior Drawer of the Shoulder

Anterior Drawer of the Shoulder

Anterior Drawer test of the shoulder (or Gerber–Ganz Anterior Drawer Test) is used in diagnosis of Anterior Instability… Read More

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