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"The Elbow" Demo
8* Resisted Supination
overview functional examination
The examiner stands in front of the patient .
The patient's forearm is held in 90° of flexion and in the neutral position between pronation and supination (thumb up).
The examiner's ipsilateral hand,
held in supination, is placed under the patient's distal forearm.
The contralateral hand, held in pronation, is placed on top.
The patient is asked to perform a supination movement
The examiner gives resistance with the
heels of both hands on the
on the dorsal aspect of the radius and the ventral aspect of the ulna
Make sure the fixation is correct in order to prevent any movement during the