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Provocative Walking Test

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Other Names

  • Walking test

Purpose

  • Distinguish etiologies of back pain

Description

  • Have patient walk up constantly until onset of symptoms in buttock and leg
  • Once symptomatic, have them stop
  • If symptoms resolve while standing, this suggest a vascular etiology of claudication
  • If symptoms resolve when patient sits, this suggests neurogenic claudication

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 19 June 2020 19:42:28
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Last edited:
15 May 2023 08:01:44
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