Middle Scalenes Special Tests

Travels Test

To do:

With client seated, the therapist passively extends and slightly externally rotated the affected arm.

The therapist should monitor the radial pulse.

The client can then rotate their head away from the affected side. The client then takes a deep breath and holds for 15-30 seconds. 

Positive sign:

Client’s symptoms re-occur or diminished radial pulse

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: