Special Test Category: Wrist & Hand Examination


Elson Test

The Elson test is a diagnostic test used for early detection of injuries to the central slip of the extensor tendon of...

Durkan Test

Durkan Test or as it called the carpal compression test is used to test for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome where the median nerve...

Bunnel Test

Bunnel Test is used to distinguish between intrinsic muscles tightness & extrinsic muscle tightness.

Finkelstein Test

Finkelstein Test is used to test for DeQuervain’s tenosynovitis

Piano Key Sign

Piano Key Sign is used to test for: Stability of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) & Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC)

Jeanne Sign

Jeanne Sign is used to test for Ulnar nerve motor weakness.

Wartenberg Sign

Wartenberg Sign is used to test for Ulnar nerve motor weakness.

Froment sign

Froment sign is used to test for Ulnar nerve motor weakness

Phalen Test

Phalen Test is used for Carpal tunnel syndrome

Tinel Test

Tinel Test is used to evaluate nerve injuries, compression and neuromas. Especially carpal tunnel syndrome.