Anterior Load and Shift
- Anterior Load and Shift test is used to test for Anterior Instability
- have the patient lie supine with the shoulder at 40-60 degrees of abduction and 90 degrees of forward flexion.
- Axially load the humerus and apply anterior/posterior translation forces.
- Compare to the contralateral side.
- positive when there is increased translation compared to the contralateral side
- Sensitivity: 50-55 %
- Specificity: 78-100 %