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1

Mazion's test

Shoulder
Pte places Palm to the opposite shoulder
Elbow cannot be made to touch chest, or with pain
Dislocated shoulder (Dugas sign)

2

Apprehension / crank test

Shoulder
Pte lays face up. Examiner abducts arm to 90 degree and externally rotate shoulder
Look of apprehension
Glenohumeral instability

3

Relocation test

Shoulder
Same as apprehension test except examiner presses on pte's humeral head
Relief of pain while doing
Glenohumeral instability

4

Sulcus sign (inferior shoulder instability)

Shoulder
Grasp forearm below elbow, then pull down
Look for sulcus below acromion
Glenhumeral inferior instability

5

Feagin test

Shoulder
Pete places arm on examiner's shoulder. Examiner uses both hands to clasp and grab pte's forearm and push interior and anteriorly
Look of apprehension
Anterior interior instability of glenhumeral joint

6

Clunk test

Shoulder
Pte lays face up with arm abduct and behind head. Examiner stands behind pte, place one hand on the pte's elbow and the other underneath pte's shoulder, then lift up shoulder.
Clunk sound
Labral tear

7

Spring test

Shoulder
Pte seated. Examiner places one hand on the inferior angle of scapular and the other one on the distal clavicle (vertically), then press down
Pain or popping of AC joint
AC joint seperation

8

Acromioclavicular test

Shoulder
Similar to the spring test but places one hand on the spine of scapular and the other on the clavicle, clasps and squeeze hands together
Pain or abnormal movement of AC joint
AC joint sprain or dislocation

9

Empty can test

Shoulder
Examiner stands behind pte. Arms and hands spread out with thumb point (1) points up, (2) points down (3) point back. Resist abduction by the pte.
Pain or shoulder weakness
Supraspinatus tendinosis

10

Drop arm test

Shoulder
Pte abducts arm above head, then slowly drops arm fully
Pte unable to do it slowly or severe pain
Rotator cuff tear

11

Hawkins- Kennedy test

Shoulder
"Look, it's Kennedy. It's twisted"
Pte points. Examiner twist forearm medially
Pain
Supraspinatus tendonosis

12

Neer impingement test

Shoulder
"Near the ear"
Pte arm abduct up and near the ear. Examiner grabs forearm and medially rotates.
Shoulder pain
Supraspinatus or biceps tendon overuse

13

Speed's test

Shoulder
"Hey buddy"
Pte seated and arm is 45 degree flexed. Examiner grabs bicipital groove on one hand and hold the pte's forearm with the other, then resists pte from extending out
Pain in bicipital groove
Bicipital paratendonosis

14

Yergason's test

Shoulder
"You're gone son"
Pte's elbow flexed 90 degree and probated. Examiner resiste pte from rotating arm out and supinate.
Popping
Bicipital tendonosis/ Torn transverse ligament

15

Apley's scratch test

Shoulder
Pte puts both hands to back of head, then puts both hands to lower back
Decrease ROM
Frozen shoulder