Neer Test

 Neer Test

  • Neer Test is used to test for Impingement Syndrome

  • subacromial injection of 10 mL of 1% lidocaine (Xylocaine)

  • Pain caused by impingement usually is significantly reduced or eliminated.
  • but pain caused by other conditions (with the exception perhaps of calcific tendinitis) is not relieved.

  • Sensitivity: 79 %
  • Specificity: 53 %

  • Campbel's Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book
  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17720798
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