Brachioradialis Special Tests
Brachioradialis Strength Test
The therapist gets the client to flex their elbow to 90 degrees with their hand midway between supination and pronation.
The therapist applies a downward pressure on the distal forearm as the client tries to maintain flexion
The client is unable to hold the position against the therapist’s force
Brachioradialis Length Test
The client keeps the wrist in a neutral position and extends the elbow
Limited range of motion or a stretch is felt along the muscle