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Active Radiocapitellar Compression Test

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Other Names

  • Active Radiocapitellar Compression Test

Purpose

Demonstration of the radiocapitellar compression test

Description

  • The patient is seated or standing
  • The elbow is fully extended
  • Apply an axial force down the arm
    • Pronate and supinate the forearm while maintaining axial force
  • Positive test
    • Elbow pain during forearm rotation
    • May feel locking or catching from loose bodies

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 7 April 2022 16:48:45
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Last edited:
23 November 2022 01:02:30
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