II. Indication

III. Mechanism

  1. Forces greater tuberosity against anterior acromion
  2. Rotates posterior rotator cuff tendons under acromion
    1. Infraspinatus
    2. Teres Minor

IV. Technique

  1. Mnemonic: "Near to the ear"
  2. Start
    1. Arm at side with elbow fully extended
    2. Arm internally rotated with thumb touching side of leg
  3. Maneuver
    1. Examiner passively forward flexes Shoulder overhead to 180 degrees

V. Interpretation: Pain

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