Shoulder Examination

All Special tests for shoulder examination in orthopedic surgery.


 Hornblower Sign

Hornblower Sign

Hornblower sign or test is used to test for Teres Minor or Infraspinatus muscle pathology of the rotator… Read More
 Biceps Load Test

Biceps Load Test

Biceps Load Test I is used to diagnosis of superior labral tears in patients who have anterior shoulder… Read More
 Scapular Assistance Test

Scapular Assistance Test

Scapular Assistance Test SAT (or called Scapular Retraction Test SRT) is used to assess scapular motion and "scapular… Read More
 Dawbarn Sign

Dawbarn Sign

Dawbarn sign is used to evaluate the presence of subacromial bursitis of the shoulder. Read More
 Adson Test

Adson Test

Adson Test is used to evaluate the presence of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome which is a compression syndrome at… Read More
 Empty can Test (Jobe Test)

Empty can Test (Jobe Test)

Empty can test or as it called Jobe Supraspinatus Test is a special test used to check for… Read More
 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

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Thomas Test

Thomas Test (or as it called Hugh Owen Thomas well leg raising test) is used to measure the…

What is SLAP Lesion?

What is SLAP Lesion? SLAP Lesion is the abbreviation of Superior Labrum from Anterior to Posterior tears in…

Durkan Test

Durkan Test or as it called the carpal compression test is used to test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome…

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) generally includes subluxation (partial dislocation) of the femoral head, acetabular dysplasia, and…

SNAC and SLAC of the wrist

What is SNAC and SLAC of the wrist stands for? 1. SLAC of the wrist: SLAC stands for…

Ankle Anatomy

The ankle anatomy is a complex hinged synovial joint that is formed by three bones: the tibia, the…

Green Classification of Trigger finger

What is the Green Classification of Trigger finger? Trigger finger is a Stenosing tenosynovitis caused by inflammation of…

Maudsley Test

Maudsley Test (or tennis elbow test) is used for lateral epicondylitis of the elbow joint, also known as ”Tennis…

Brachial Plexus Anatomy

The brachial plexus Anatomy is a complicated network of nerves arises from the anterior rami of the cervical…

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

De Quervain Tenosynovitis is a stenosing tenosynovitis of the abductor pollicis longus and extensor pollicis brevis tendons at…