Friday, 30 April 2010


ULTT1 - all 3 major upper limb nerves are stretched with a median bias

  • Stabilise scapula by depressing shoulder
  • Abduct shoulder 1st
  • Supinate
  • Extend wrist and fingers
  • Laterally rotate
  • Extend elbow

Apply each one fully and check if the patient's alright before progressing to the next movement.

Be aware of your posture and ELITE

Inform the patient of what you're looking for, for them to not adjust their position as it will effect the results of the test and may produce a false positive and to inform you if they feel any pain or parasthesia

No pillows

Make sure patient is positioned properly on plinth so arm doesn't fall into horizontal extension or not enough room for abduction

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