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Flashcards in Shoulder Deck (10):
1

Anterior Apprehension Test

Positive: Patient will have a noticeable look of apprehension or alarm on their face with possible pain.
Indicates: Chronic anterior dislocation of the shoulder(glenohumeral joint)

2

Apley Test

Positive: Exacerbation of pain
Indicates: Degenerative tendinitis of rotator cuff tendons(usually supraspinatus)

3

Drop arm test/a.k.a. Codman Drop Arm Test

Arm abducted more than 90 degrees
Positive: Patient will not be able to lower the arm slowly or the arm drops suddenly.
Indicates: Rotator cuff tear(usually supraspinatus)

4

Dawbarn Test

Arm is abducted more than 90 degrees
Positive: Decrease pain and/or tenderness with abduction
Indicates: Subacromial bursitis

5

Dugas Test

Positive: Inability to touch the opposite shoulder and/or inability of the elbow to touch the chest.
Indicates: Acute dislocation of the shoulder(glenohumeral joint)

6

Impingement Sign

Positive: Pain in shoulder
Indicates Overuse injury to the supraspinatus and possible biceps tendon

7

Posterior Apprehension Test

Positive: Patient will have a noticeable look of apprehension or alarm on their face with possible pain.
Indicates: Chronic postiorior dislocation of the glenohumeral joint.

8

Speed Test

Positive: Pain and/or tenderness in the bicipital groove.
Indicates: Bicipital tendinitis

9

Yergason Test

Positive: Localized pain and/or tenderness at the bicipital groove.
Indicates: Tendinitis and/or instability of the biceps tendon possibly associated with a torn transverse humeral ligament.

10

Abott-Sanders Test

Positive: Palpable and/or audible click.
Indicates: Subluxation or dislocation of the biceps tendon. (Could be a rupture of the transverse humeral ligament or tendon subluxation beneath subscapularis muscle belly.)