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Flashcards in Elbow Deck (8)
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1

Cozen's test

Elbow
Stabilize shoulder with one hand. Pte makes a fist, flexes elbow and extends wirst. Examiner places other hand on top of pte's fist and pull. Pte resists.
Pain in lateral epicondyle
Lateral epicondylitis

2

Mills test

Elbow
Similar to Cozen's test, except pte extends elbow and extends wrist. Examiner stabilizes shoulder with one hand, then grab fist with the other and tries to flex wrist (push fingers in). Pte resists.
Pain over later epicondyle
Lateral epicondylitis

3

Extensor digitorum communis MMT

Elbow
Pte's fingers are flexed, then tries to extend the finger at the MCP joint
Pain over lateral epicondyle
Lateral epicondylitis

4

Ligamentous instability test of the elbow

Elbow
Grab the pte's elbow with one hand and then the wrist with the other, apply abduction and adduction force
Excessive medial and lateral deviation
Medial or lateral collateral ligament sprain

5

X - Golfer's elbow test medial epicondylitis

Elbow
Pte extend elbow...
Pain
Medial epicondylitis

6

Tinel's sign of elbow

Elbow
Tap the funny bone with two fingers
Tingling sensation
Ulnar neuropathy

7

Seated elbow flexion test

Elbow
Pte fully flex elbow in front of chest with wrist extension. Shoulder abduct and depress down. Hold for 3-5 mins
Tingling and numbness
Cubital tunnel syndrome

8

Pronator syndrome test

Elbow
Pte flexes elbow at 90 degree, supinated. Examiner use one hand to stabilize elbow and the other to hand shake the pte's hand. Examiner resists pte to pronate while extending the elbow.
Numbness, tingling
Medial nerve neuropathy