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Golfer's Elbow Test

Sensitivity, Specificity
Likelihood Ratio +/-
Golfer’s Elbow Test
Test for medial epicondylitis
The patient should be seated or standing and should have his/her fingers flexed in a fist position. The examiner palpates the medial epicondyle with one hand and grasps the patient’s wrist with his/her other hand. The examiner then passively supinates the forearm and extends the elbow and wrist. A positive test would be a complaint of pain or discomfort along the medial aspect of the elbow in the region of the medial epicondyle.

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