Extensor Digiti Minimi Special Tests
EDM Strength Test
With the client seated,
The therapist gets them to start with their wrist and pinky flexed.
The therapist should have their hand on the back of the clients hand.
The therapist asks the client to extend their wrist and pinky into therapist’s hand
The client is unable to resist the force of gravity or the therapist
EDM Length Test
The therapist gets the client to flex their wrist and pinky
Limited range of motion or stretch felt along the the muscles