Neer impingement sign

Neer impingement sign

(nēr),
pain produced by forceful maximum forward elevation of the upper extremity.

Neer im·pinge·ment sign

(nēr im-pinj'mĕnt sīn)
Pain produced by forceful maximum forward elevation of the upper extremity.
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The hug-up test, empty can (EC) test, full can (FC) test, Neer impingement sign, and Hawkins-Kennedy impingement sign were used and compared statistically for their accuracy in terms of supraspinatus tears, with arthroscopic findings as the gold standard.
The results of 5 physical tests used to detect supraspinatus tears, including the hug-up test, EC test, FC test, Neer impingement sign, and Hawkins-Kennedy impingement sign were prospectively evaluated.
Patients who show positive Neer impingement sign, Hawkins-Kennedy test, Painful arc syndrome, Yocum manoeuvre.
Tests on the right shoulder showed positive result for Neer impingement sign, Empty Can test, Hawkins Kenedy test and Speed test.
2) Investigators assessed 8 physical exam tests--the Neer impingement sign, Hawkins-Kennedy impingement sign, painful arc sign, supraspinatus muscle strength test, Speed's test, cross-body adduction test, drop-arm sign, and infraspinatus muscle strength test--to determine their diagnostic utility.