Slump Test is used for Detecting Disc Bulging or Herniation.
- Sitting with the back straight, the patient is encouraged to slump into lumbar and thoracic flexion while looking straight ahead.
- Then the patient fully flexes the neck and extends one knee.
- Last, the patient dorsiflexes the ipsilateral foot.
- Positive if reproduction of familiar radicular pain occurs
- Sensitivity: 84 %
- Specificity: 83 %