The flexion test is a wrist examination of the median nerve to check for pain. For the diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome. Precautions for flexion wrist test: inappropriate crowd: none. Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications. Requirements for examination: The thumb compression site should be accurate, and should be between the palmar long muscle and the radial wrist flexor at the lateral line of the wrist. The wrist test procedure: the patient's elbows rest on the table, the forearms are perpendicular to the table, and the two wrists are naturally palmar.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: growth and development check classification: physical examination

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

Tips: The thumb should be accurately pressed between the palmar long muscles and the radial wrist flexors. Normal value

The result of the test was negative. No pain occurred.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results: the median nerve was pressed to the proximal edge of the transverse carpal ligament, and the carpal tunnel syndrome soon became painful.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain in their wrists.

Precautions

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for examination: The thumb compression site should be accurate, and should be between the palmar long muscle and the radial wrist flexor at the lateral line of the wrist.

Inspection process

The patient's elbows rest on the table, the forearms are perpendicular to the table, and the two wrists are naturally palmar.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

No related complications and hazards.