Abductor Pollicis Longus Special Tests

PLEASE NOTE: The Flash Cards say ” Adductor Pollicis” when it is referring to “Abductor Pollicis”. If you would like to receive a revised card for this, please email me at: dylan.wholetherapy@gmail.com

Finkelstein’s Test

To do:

With the client seated, they place their arm in the air

The Therapist asks the client to make a fist around the client’s thumb followed by ulnar deviation

Positive sign:

Pain over the first extensor compartment


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