Tinel Test

 Tinel Test

  • Tinel Test is used to evaluate nerve injuries, compression and neuromas.

  • Especially carpal tunnel syndrome.

  • Examiner percusses with two fingers over distal palmar crease in the
    midline

  • Positive if patient reports paresthesia along the distribution of the tested nerve.

  • Sensitivity: 70 %
  • Specificity: 90 %


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