The Spider test is another anti-resistance test for the biceps brachial. It is a specific sign of tenosynovitis of the biceps femoris. The Spitz test should be gentle to the doctor to avoid muscle tension and affect the test results. In the Spitz test, the patient's forearm was rotated, the shoulder flexed 90 degrees, and the elbow was extended. The examiner pressed the forearm with his hand to resist elbow flexion, and the shoulder pain was positive.

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 lower forearm was resistant to elbow flexion without negative pain.

Positive:
The examiner pressed the forearm with his hand to resist elbow flexion, and the shoulder pain was positive.

Tips: The technique is gentle, avoiding muscle tension and affecting the results of the examination. Normal value

When the test result is negative, the forearm is pressed against the elbow flexion without pain.

Clinical significance

Abnormal results:

The test result was positive, suggesting tenosynovitis of the biceps femoris.

People who need to be examined: people with abnormal pain in their shoulders and elbows.

Positive results may be diseases: tendinitis and tenosynovitis, tenosynovitis, tendinitis precautions

Taboo before inspection: no special contraindications.

Requirements for inspection: gentle manipulation, avoiding muscle tension and affecting the results of the examination.

Inspection process

The patient's forearm was rotated, the shoulder flexed 90 degrees, and the elbow was extended. The examiner pressed the forearm with his hand to resist elbow flexion, and the shoulder pain was positive.

Not suitable for the crowd

Inappropriate crowd: None.

Adverse reactions and risks

Nothing.