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Full Can Test

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Other Names

Full Can Test
The Full Can Test[1]
  • Supraspinatus Test

Purpose


Description

  • Patient is seated or standing
  • Arm is abducted to 30-45°, flexed to 90° with shoulder externally rotated.
  • Examiner applies a downward force just proximal to the patient’s wrist while the patient resists.
  • Positive test
    • Pain and/or weakness

Pathology


Evidence

  • Needs to be updated

See Also


References

  1. Image courtesy of http://www.piriforme.fr/, "full can test"
Created by:
John Kiel on 2 March 2020 16:36:31
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2 December 2023 13:54:23
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