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Resisted Elbow Extension And Forearm Pronation Test

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Other Names

  • Resisted Elbow Extension And Forearm Pronation Test

Purpose

  • To evaluate the cause of a patients forearm and wrist pain

Description

  • The patient is seated or standing
  • Grasp wrist with one hand
  • Grasps elbow with other hand
  • Patient extends elbow & pronates forearm against resistance
  • Compresses the median nerve between the two pronator teres heads
  • Positive test
    • Pain just distal to elbow
    • Worsening numbness, tingling in the median nerve distribution

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 7 April 2022 06:32:38
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Last edited:
7 April 2022 06:42:05
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