The Codman levy, also known as "shoulder tenderness", is an examination of the shoulder for the diagnosis of inflammation and muscle damage in the shoulder, commonly found in periarthritis of the shoulder and supraspinatus. Inappropriate crowd: None. Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications. Requirements for inspection: Check your relaxation and follow the doctor's instructions. The patient is seated, the examiner stands behind him, holding his elbow in one hand, rotating the humerus and shoulder joints; at the same time, the other hand is placed on the patient's shoulder, the thumb is behind, the four fingers are in front, and the index finger is used in front of the shoulder peak. Touch and press.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Analysis results:

Below normal:

Normal value:
no

Above normal:

negative:
The test results were negative and there was no abnormal tenderness.

Positive:
The test result is positive, and the pressure is pressed in front of and behind the shoulder peak. If there is a tender point somewhere, it is positive for the sign. Common in periarthritis of the shoulder, supraspinatus muscle injury, injury to the infraspinatus or small round muscle or tendon rupture, injury of the subscapularis muscle and tenosynovitis of the biceps.

Tips: When you check, ask for relaxation and follow the doctor's instructions. Normal value

The test results were negative and there was no abnormal tenderness.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The test result is positive, and the pressure is pressed in front of and behind the shoulder peak. If there is a tender point somewhere, it is positive for the sign. Common in periarthritis of the shoulder, supraspinatus muscle injury, injury to the infraspinatus or small round muscle or tendon rupture, injury of the subscapularis muscle and tenosynovitis of the biceps.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal tenderness on their shoulders.

Positive results may be diseases: periarthritis of shoulder, inflammation around the shoulder joints

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: Check your relaxation and follow the doctor's instructions.

Inspection process

The patient is seated, the examiner stands behind him, holding his elbow in one hand, rotating the humerus and shoulder joints; at the same time, the other hand is placed on the patient's shoulder, the thumb is behind, the four fingers are in front, and the index finger is used in front of the shoulder peak. Touch and press.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.