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Hyperpronation Test

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Other Names

  • Hyperpronation of the Forearm Test
  • Forearm Hyperpronation Test

Purpose

The Hyperpronation Test
Clinical demonstration of the hyperpronation test.
  • Evaluate the integrity of the posteromedial elbow as a cause of pain

Description

  • The patient is seated
  • The elbow is passively placed at 90° of flexion
  • The examiner hyperpronates the patient’s forearm.
  • This hyperpronation imparts a medial rotatory force to the ulnohumeral joint.
  • Positive test
    • Visualize or palpate posteromedial rotatory ulnohumeral subluxation.

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 11 January 2020 20:05:35
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22 December 2022 19:56:35
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