Neer Sign

 Neer Sign

  • Neer Sign is used for:
    1. Impingement Syndrome
    2. Adhesive capsulitis
    3. Osteoarthritis
    4. Calcific tendinitis
    5. Bone lesions.

  • With the patient seated
  • The examiner raises the affected arm in forced forward elevation while stabilizing the scapula
  • Causing the greater tuberosity to impinge against the acromion
  • This maneuver produces pain with impingement lesions of all stages.

  • This maneuver produces pain with impingement lesions of all stages.

  • Sensitivity: 75%
  • Specificity: 48%

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