Shoulder tests – Videos of Provocation tests

Certain types of shoulder injury can be diagnosed by eliciting or 'provoking' pain only when the shoulder is in a certain position - these tests are called 'provocation tests'.

There are quite a number of these tests:

Anterior drawer test

Posterior drawer test

Load Shift test (alternative)

Sulcus test

Jerk test

Gagey´s test

Apprehension test

Fulcrum test

Relocation test

Jahnke test

Release test

Crank test

Posterior stress test

Throwers test