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1

Allens test

Tests the latency of the upper extremity arterial system

Tests radial and ulnar arteries

2

Adson's test

Tests the neurovascular compression of the subclavian artery and or brachial plexus

Indicates hypertrophy of Scalenus Anticus muscle or cervical rib

3

Modified adson's test

Tests Scalenus Medius muscle

Rotate head to the opposite side being tested

4

Halsteads test

Tests for neurovascular compression of the subclavian artery and brachial plexus

5

Allen's maneuver

Tests for thoracic outlet syndrome

6

Roo's test

This position stresses the thoracic outlets

For 3 minutes squeeze fingers

7

Wrights test

Compresses the axillary artery under the pec minor

8

Costoclavicular (eden's) test

Narrows the space between the clavicle, first rib, thus compressing the neurovascular tissues of the subclavian artery, vein and brachial plexus