Naffziger's test

Naffziger’s test

A manoeuvre used to identify compression of nerve roots in the cervical spine, based on exacerbation of pain and paraesthesias of the hand and fingers, when the examiner exerts pressure on the scalenus anterior muscles in patients with scalenus anterior syndrome.
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Naffziger's test

Neurology A maneuver used to identify compression of nerve roots in the cervical spine, based on exacerbation of pain and paresthesias of the hand and fingers, when the examiner exerts pressure on the scalenus anterior muscles in Pts with scalenus anterior syndrome
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Conversely, over 85% of respondents reported they N/R performed Naffziger's test. Houle's test, a test that purportedly screens for patients at-risk of experiencing a vertebrobasilar stroke during cervical manipulation (6), was never used by 70.4% of respondents.