Special Test Category: Shoulder Examination


Medial Scapular Winging

Medial Scapular Winging is seen in: Serratus anterior muscle  weakness & Long thoracic nerve dysfunction

Wright Test

Wright Test is used for Thoracic outlet syndrome

Lateral Scapular Winging

Lateral Scapular Winging is seen in: Trapezius muscle weakness Spinal accessory nerve (CNXI) dysfunction

Sulcus Sign

Sulcus Sign is used to test for Multidirectional Instability (MDI)

Posterior Stress Test

Posterior Stress Test of the shoulder is used to test for Posterior Instability

Posterior Drawer Test of the shoulder

Posterior Drawer test of the shoulder is used to test for Posterior Instability

Jerk Test

Jerk Test is used to test for Posterior Instability

Posterior Load and Shift

Posterior Load and Shift is used to test for Posterior Instability

Anterior Drawer

Anterior Drawer test of the shoulder is used to test for Anterior Instability.

Apprehension and Relocation

Apprehension and Relocation test is used to test for Anterior Instability