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Gravity Varus Stress Test

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Other Names

  • Gravity Varus Stress Test
  • Elbow Gravity Varus Stress Test

Purpose

Gravity Varus Stress Test
Gravity Varus Stress Test
  • Evaluate the integrity of the posteromedial elbow as a cause of pain

Description

  • The patient is seated or standing
  • Shoulder in 90° abduction, the forearm in neutral rotation.
  • The elbow is actively moved from flexion to extension in repetitive motion
  • Positive test
    • Patient experiences instability or crepitus

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 11 January 2020 19:43:33
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Last edited:
30 December 2022 14:38:39
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