External Oblique Special Tests

External Oblique Strength Test To do: With the client supine, the therapist has them perform trunk side flexion ipsilaterally along with contralateral trunk rotation The client holds that position against gravity for a few seconds If the client is able to resist gravity, the therapist tries to bring the client out of the position Positive sign: Unable to resist the force of gravity or the therapist can indicate weakness External Oblique Length Test To do: With client supine, the therapist brings their trunk into contralateral side flexion and ipsilateral trunk rotation Positive… Read More