Spine Examination

Special Tests for Spine examination.


 Spurling Test

Spurling Test

Spurling Test is a musculoskeletal assessment of the cervical spine when looking for cervical nerve root compression causing… Read More
 Sacroiliac Stress Test

Sacroiliac Stress Test

Sacroiliac Stress Test (or Sacroiliac Distraction Test) demonstrates involvement of the anterior sacroiliac ligaments in a sacroiliac joint… Read More
 Yeoman Test

Yeoman Test

Yeoman Test is a special test used to assess sacroiliac joint pain. It's performed in prone position with… Read More
 Derbolowsky Test

Derbolowsky Test

Derbolowsky test is a clinical test used to assess a leg length difference: an advancement phenomenon with the… Read More
 Standing Flexion Test

Standing Flexion Test

Standing flexion test is used to assess sacroiliac joint function, the examiner observes the position of both iliac… Read More
 Three-Phase Hyperextension Test

Three-Phase Hyperextension Test

Three-Phase Hyperextension Test (or Mennell sign) is used to differentiate whether the pathology is in the lumbar spine,… Read More
 Bragard Test

Bragard Test

Bragard Test is used to evaluate nerve root compression, differentiating a genuine Lasegue sign from a pseudo-Lasegue sign.  Read More
 Prone Knee Bending Test

Prone Knee Bending Test

Prone Knee Bending Test (also known as reversed lasegue test) is used to evaluate the nerve roots of… Read More
 Springing Test

Springing Test

Springing Test is used for localization of functional impairments in the lumbar spine, it's also used to examine… Read More
 Spinous Process Tap Test

Spinous Process Tap Test

Spinous Process Tap Test is used to indicates lumbar spine syndrome. Read More

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