Hawkins-Kennedy Test

 Hawkins-Kennedy Test

  • Hawkins-Kennedy Test is used for Impingement Syndrome

  • The test is performed by forward flexing the humerus to 90 degrees
  • and forcibly internally rotating the shoulder.

  • This maneuver drives the greater tuberosity farther under the coracoacromial ligament, reproducing the impingement pain.

  • Sensitivity: 92% 
  • Specificity: 44% 

  • Campbel's Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book

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