Wrist & Hand Examination

Special Tests for Wrist joint & Hand examination.


 Lichtman Test Midcarpal Instability

Lichtman Test Midcarpal Instability

The Lichtman test is a provocative test for midcarpal instability. It was described by David M Lichtman1. Read More
 Gamekeeper Test

Gamekeeper Test

Gamekeeper Test (or skier's thumb) is used to evaluate the Ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint (MCP joint)… Read More
 Watson Test (Scaphoid Shift Test)

Watson Test (Scaphoid Shift Test)

The scaphoid shift Test (Watson Test) examines the dynamic stability of the wrist, in particular the integrity of… Read More
 Lunotriquetral Ballottement Test

Lunotriquetral Ballottement Test

Lunotriquetral Ballottement Test also called Reagan Test, it is used to evaluate the integrity of the lunotriquetral ligament… Read More
 Thumb CMC Grind Test

Thumb CMC Grind Test

Thumb Grind Test is used to assess the osteoarthritis in the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb. 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 | Carpal Compression Test

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

SNAC and SLAC of the wrist

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

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)

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…

Ankle and Foot Anatomy

Ankle and foot anatomy contains all bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves and vascular structures of the ankle and…

Brachial Plexus Anatomy

The brachial plexus arises from the anterior rami of the cervical spine roots of (C5 – C6 –…

Clavicle Fractures

The clavicle fracture is one of the most frequently fractures inthe body. The clavicle fractures most often resulting…