Wrist & Hand Examination

Special Tests for Wrist joint & Hand examination.


 Allen Test

Allen Test

The Allen test is used to determine the patency of the vessels supplying the hand (the radial and… Read More
 Durkan Test

Durkan Test

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

Elson Test

The Elson test is a diagnostic test used for early detection of injuries to the central slip of… Read More
 Bunnell Test

Bunnell Test

Bunnell Test (or Bunnell–Littler Test) is used to determine whether flexion restriction of the PIP is due to… Read More
 Finkelstein Test

Finkelstein Test

Finkelstein Test is used to test for De Quervain’s tenosynovitis of the 1st extensor compartment of the wrist.… Read More
 Piano Key Sign

Piano Key Sign

Piano Key Sign is used to evaluate the stability of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) and triangular fibrocartilage… Read More
 Jeanne Sign

Jeanne Sign

Jeanne Sign is used to test for Ulnar nerve motor weakness. Read More
 Wartenberg Sign

Wartenberg Sign

Wartenberg Sign is used to test for Ulnar nerve motor weakness. Read More
 Froment Sign

Froment Sign

Froment sign is used to evaluate the Ulnar nerve motor weakness due to entrapment at the elbow or… Read More
 Phalen Test

Phalen Test

Phalen Test (wrist flexion sign) is used to evaluate the median nerve compression in the case of Carpal… Read More

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Durkan Test

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SNAC and SLAC of the wrist

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Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

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

Green Classification of Trigger finger

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

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

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

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

Maudsley Test

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