Wrist & Hand Examination

Special Tests for Wrist joint & Hand examination.


 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
 Allen Test

Allen Test

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

Wartenberg Sign

Wartenberg Sign is considered Positive if small finger drifts away into abduction from other fingers, indicating an injury… 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
 Watson Test

Watson Test

The Watson Test (or as it called scaphoid shift Test) examines the dynamic stability of the wrist, in… Read More
 Median Nerve Palsy Test

Median Nerve Palsy Test

Median Nerve Palsy Tests include the following: Benediction Hand Sign, Ochsner Test, Carpal Tunnel Sign, Phalen Test, Reverse… Read More
 Radial Nerve Palsy Test

Radial Nerve Palsy Test

Radial nerve palsy test is done by these maneuvers: Wrist drop test, Thumb Extension Test and Supination Test. Read More
 Hand Function Tests

Hand Function Tests

Hand Function Tests demonstrate motor and sensory deficits in the presence of nerve lesions. 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

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