Flashcards in Shoulder Tests Deck (12)
apleys scratch test
bring your two arms together up and below your back. kinda like your scratching your scap.
stabilize shoulder at 90 degrees while lying down, externally rotate. it would be a dislocation
same as apprehension, externally rotate and then push down the humerus, then when you bring it back up it'll hurt again.
Anterior posterior translation
anterior or posterior instability, grab clavicle and pull at head of humerus and push anterior and posteriorly.
inferior instability of shoulder, grab acromium area and pull down at elbow. You will see a bit of depression as a positive sign.
relax their arm on your shoulder, put arm at head of humerus, push inferiorly, pain or laxity is a positive sign.
posterior glenohumeral instability
90 degrees laying down again, force shoulder down through humerus, arm is flexed and elbow is bent.
full flexion test
have them bring arms straight up, test for inflammation or shoulder impingement
flexion internal rotation
flex then internally rotate, stabilize and internally rotate shoulder by pushing forearm down, testing for impingement
arms are spread out and hands pointing down like your holding an empty can and push arms down. Weakness will be sign of impingement
bring arm straight across kinda in a bear hug type way, more testing Acromioclavicular joint.