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Wringing Test

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Other Names

  • Wringing Test

Purpose

  • Evaluate for causes of hand and wrist pain

Description

  • Patient is either seated or standing
  • Hand patient a towel and ask them to 'wring' it as though they are trying to get all the water out
  • This is performed by twisting in opposite direction
  • Positive Test:
    • Reproduction of symptoms at hand, wrist or elbow

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 14 August 2019 17:37:23
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Last edited:
25 May 2023 07:59:33
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