Coracobrachialis Special Tests
Coracobrachialis Strength Test
With the client sitting or in a supine position with their arm flexed and externally rotated
The elbow should be fully flexed with forearm in supination.
The client should be instructed to continue to flex their elbow and externally rotated their arm as the therapist brings them out of it.
The client is unable to hold the position against the therapist’s force
Coracobrachialis Length Test
The therapist places the client’s arm into extension, abduction and external rotation
Limited range of motion or a stretch along the muscle