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"The Elbow" Demo
5* Resisted Flexion
overview functional examination
The examiner stands in front of the patient.
The patient holds his forearm in 90° of flexion and in supination.
The examiner puts the contralateral hand on top of the patient's shoulder.
The other hand is placed on the distal forearm with the exam-iner's forearm held vertically.
Ask and resist a felxion of the elbow.
make sure the fixation is maximal in order not to allow any movement.
Therefore, use your body weight.