Test Forearm Extension

Ask the patient to abduct the arm and hold it midway between flexion and extension. Support the patient's arm by holding the wrist. Instruct the patient to extend the arm

Figure 21-22 Technique for testing abduction of the arm.

Figure 21-23 Technique for testing flexion of the forearm.

Figure 21-24 Technique for testing extension of the forearm.

against your resistance. This is a test of extension of the forearm by the radial nerve from roots C6 to C8. This test is demonstrated in Figure 21-24.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Hearing Aids Inside Out

Hearing Aids Inside Out

Have you recently experienced hearing loss? Most probably you need hearing aids, but don't know much about them. To learn everything you need to know about hearing aids, read the eBook, Hearing Aids Inside Out. The book comprises 113 pages of excellent content utterly free of technical jargon, written in simple language, and in a flowing style that can easily be read and understood by all.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment