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Compression Rotation Test

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Other Names

  • Compression Rotation Test

Purpose

Clinical demonstration of the compression rotation test[1]

Description

  • The patient is in the supine position
  • The shoulder abducted to 90°, elbow flexed at 90°
  • A compression force is applied to the humerus, which is then rotated
  • Positive test
  • Labral tissue is felt to catch and snap during the test.

Pathology


Evidence

SLAP Tear

  • Somerville et al[2]
    • Sensitivity: 13.8
    • Specificity: 92.6
    • LR+: 1.8
    • LR-: 0.934

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.
  2. Somerville, Lyndsay E., et al. "Clinical assessment of physical examination maneuvers for superior labral anterior to posterior lesions." The Surgery Journal 3.04 (2017): e154-e162.
Created by:
John Kiel on 21 August 2021 18:35:34
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25 March 2023 08:24:28
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