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Halstead Test

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Other Names

  • Halstead Maneuver
  • Reverse Adson's Test

Purpose

Demonstrate of the Halstead Test

Description

  • The patient is sitting or standing.
  • Examiner continuously palpates the radial pulse on the side being tested.
  • Examiner abducts the arm to 45°, extends shoulder to 45°,
  • Externally rotates the upper extremity while applying a downward distraction to the arm.
  • Patient is then asked to fully turn head away from the side being tested, extend the cervical spin
  • Positive Test
    • Reproduction of the patients symptoms

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 23 July 2019 23:46:29
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Last edited:
11 April 2023 14:54:10
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