impingement test

impingement test

1. diagnostic test in which local anesthetic is injected into the subacromial space of a patient with impingement signs; relief of pain following the injection during provocative maneuvers is helpful in confirming the subacromial space as the source of the symptoms.
2. Synonym(s): impingement sign

im·pinge·ment test

(im-pinj'mĕnt test)
Diagnostic test in which local anesthetic is injected into the subacromial space of a patient with impingement signs; relief of pain following the injection during provocative maneuvers is helpful in confirming the subacromial space as the source of the symptoms.
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The clinical examination may reveal non-specific focal tenderness over the iliopsoas tendon at the anterior joint line, positive hip impingement test (e.
During physical examination of the hip there was a positive impingement test and a positive decompression test.
To assess for shoulder impingement, he suggests the Neer impingement test, which is performed by internally rotating the arm with the elbow extended and then passively forward-flexing the arm, attempting to reach 180 degrees.
The only impingement test to produce a positive likelihood ratio above 10 or a negative likelihood ratio below 0.
The slurry jet impingement test results at the 900 impingement angle did not discriminate between the three alloys.
3), the anterior impingement test was positive in 99% of patients with radiographic confirmed FAI.
Additionally, it is well known that the impingement test with injection of 10 cc of 1% lidocaine into the subacromial space is useful in distinguishing impingement lesions from other causes of shoulder pain (11).
Rotator cuff tear was suspected because Robert had positive elements of the "rotator cuff triad"--supraspinatus weakness (as indicated by a positive empty can test), external rotation weakness (revealed by the French horn test), and a positive Hawkins impingement test.
41) Impingement may be a cause of persistent groin pain after hip resurfacing (42) and can be elicited during the physical examination using a provocative impingement test that combines hip flexion, adduction, and internal rotation.
Medial rotation assessed in 90 degrees of flexion, the Hawkins' impingement test (Hawkins and Bokor 1990), compresses both the subacromial and subcoracoid spaces.
We performed a subacromial impingement injection test by injecting 10 mL of a local anesthetic into the subacromial space in patients with positive impingement test results.
5) The hip impingement test elicits anterior groin pain in most patients (Figure 4).