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Anterior Slide Test

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Other Names

  • Anterior and posterior slide test

Purpose

Clinical demonstration of the anterior slide test[1]

Description

  • The patient is seated
  • Hand resting on hip, thumb facing posterior
  • Examiner places one hand on shoulder, other on elbow and distal humerus
  • Examiner exerts a superior anterior force along the line of humerus while stabilizing shoulder with other hand
  • Positive test
    • Reproduction of pain, click or pop

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Manske, Robert, and Todd Ellenbecker. "Current concepts in shoulder examination of the overhead athlete." International journal of sports physical therapy 8.5 (2013): 554.
Created by:
John Kiel on 21 August 2021 19:19:03
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13 April 2022 11:03:36
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