Spine Examination

Special Tests for Spine examination.


 Lhermitte Sign

Lhermitte Sign

Lhermitte Sign differentiates between spinal cord lesions and peripheral nerve root lesions. Read More
 Shoulder Abduction Test (Bakody Test)

Shoulder Abduction Test (Bakody Test)

Shoulder Abduction Test (Bakody Test) is used for  suspicion of C4 or C5 nerve root irritation. Read More
 Shoulder Press Test

Shoulder Press Test

Shoulder Press Test is used to check for cervical spine nerve root radiculopathy. Read More
 Elvey Test

Elvey Test

Elvey test (also known as upper limb tension test) is used mainly to check for cervical spine radiculopathy. Read More
 Gaenslen’s Test

Gaenslen’s Test

Gaenslen’s test can indicate: the presence or absence of a SIJ lesion, pubic symphysis instability, hip pathology, L4… Read More
 Slump Test

Slump Test

Slump Test is used for detecting disc bulging or herniation. Read More
 Crossed Over Lasegue

Crossed Over Lasegue

Crossed Over Lasegue is used to test for Central disc herniation in cases of severe nerve root irritation Read More
 Lasegue Test

Lasegue Test

Lasegue Test Also called Straight Leg Raise Test, it's aimed to assess the sciatic compromise due to lumbosacral… Read More
 Distraction Test

Distraction Test

Distraction Test is used for the Presence of Cervical Radiculopathy. Read More
 Spurling Test

Spurling Test

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

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