Wrist Assessment & Diagnosis Tests

The following assessment tests are used to help diagnose wrist injuries.

Phalens Test

Phalen’s test is used to help diagnose Carpal tunnel syndrome and nerve entrapment within the wrist.

Tinel’s sign

Tinel’s test is used to help diagnose wrist injuries where the median nerve is involved. A positive result will reproduce symptoms such as parasthesia (numbness), tingling and pins and needles.

TFCC tear diagnosis

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