NAMES OF SPECIAL TESTS

Shoulder Tests:

·      Acrominoclavicular shear

·      Adhesive capsulitis abduction, PR

·      Adson’s

·      Apley’s scratch

·      Costoclavicular syndrome

·      Drop arm

·      Eden’s

·      Hawkins-Kennedy impingement

·      Infraspinatus strength, AR

·      Middle trapezius strength, AR

·      Neer impingement

·      Painful arc

·      Pectoralis major and minor length

·      Rhomboids strength

·      Shoulder adductors length

·      Shoulder apprehension, AF

·      Supraspinatus strength, AR

·      Travell’s variation on Adson’s

·      Upper limb tension

·      Wright’s hyperabduction

·      Yergason’s

 

 

 

Head and Neck Tests:

·      Anterior neck flexors strength, AR

·      Anterolateral neck flexors strength, AR

·      Posterolateral neck flexors strength, AR

·      Atlanto-axial articulation, PR ROM

·      Atlanto-occipital articulation, PR ROM

·      Cervical compression and distraction

·      First rib mobility

·      Orbicularis oris strength, AR

·      Scalene cramp and relief

·      Sinus transillumination

·      Spurling’s

·      Swallowing

·      Temporamandibular joint, AF ROM

·      Three-knuckle

·      Vertebral artery

 

Sensory Testing:

·      Pain Perception

·      Piloerector Response

·      Proprioception

·      Temperature Perception

·      Touch Perception (light and deep)

·      Two-point Discrimination

 

Pelvic Tests:

·      Ely’s

·      Faber

·      Gaenslen’s

·      Gilet’s

·      Gluteus maximus strength, AR

·      Hamstring strength, AR

·      Hip adductor strength, AR

·      Hip quadrant

·      Iliopsoas strength, AR

·      Modified Ober’s

·      Ober’s

·      Pace abduction

·      Parick’s

·      Piriformis length

·      Piriformis and lateral rotators strength, AR

·      Sacroiliac joint gapping, motion & jt squish

·      Scouring

·      Supine to sit

·      Thomas (hip flexor length & rectus femoris length)

·      Transverse anterior and posterior stress

·      Trendelenburg’s

 

Knee Tests:

·      Anterior posterior drawer, knee

·      Apley’s compression

·      Alpey’s distraction

·      Ballottable patella

·      Bragard’s sign

·      Clarke’s patellofemoral grind

·      Coronary ligamentous stress, PR

·      Gravity drawer

·      Helfet’s

·      Lachman’s

·      Major effusion

·      McConnell’s

·      McMurray’s

·      Minor effusion

·      Noble’s

·      Patellar apprehension, PR

·      Posterior “sag”

·      Q (quadricps) angle

·      True tibia and femur length

·      Valgus stress, knee

·      Varus stress, knee

·      Waldron’s

 

Arm, Wrist and Hand Tests:

·      Abductor pollicis brevis strength, AR

·      Cyriax’s variation on Phalen’s

·      Degree of Dupuytren’s contracture

·      Extensor tendinosis

·      Finger flexion

·      Finkelstein’s

·      Flexor tendinosis

·      Froment’s

·      Mill’s

·      Phalen’s

·      Radial ligamentous stress, PR

·      Reverse Mill’s

·      Reverse Phalen’s

·      Ulnar ligamentous stress, PR

·      Wrist extension and flexion ligamentous stress, PR

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Trunk, Low Back & Abdomen Tests:

·      Abdominals strength, AR

·      Anterior spinous challenge, PR

·      Rhomboids strength

·      Shoulder adductors length, apprehension, AF, PR

·      Speed’s

·      Subscapularis & Supraspinatus strength, AR

·      Travell’s variation on Adson’s

·      Upper limb tension

·      Wright’s hyperabduction

·      Yergason’s

Ankle and Foot Tests:

·      Anterior drawer, ankle

·      Anterior Talofibular Ligamentous Stress, PR

·      Babinski’s

·      Calcaneocuboid ligamentous stress, PR

·      Calcaneofibular ligamentous stress, PR

·      Deltoid ligamentous stress, PR

·      Functional or structural pes planus

·      Homan’s sign

·      Gastrocnemius length

·      Gastrocnemius strength, AR

·      Morton’s neuroma

·      Peroneus longus and brevis strength, AR

·      Ramirez’s

·      Soleus length

·      Soleus strength, AR

·      Thompson’s

·      Tibialis anterior & posterior strength, AR

 

General Tests:

·Bradykinesia

·Bursitis Differentiation

·Deep Tendon Reflex

·Muscl Spasticity Grading, AF

·Muscle Spacticity, PR

·Muscle Strenth Grading

·Pitted Edema

·Stress Fracture

·Swelling or Edema Girth Measurement

·Tendinitis Differentiation

·Tinel’s Sign

·Trigger Point Compression