Cross-Arm, Ortho Tests, Shoulder - orthopedic tests, Videos

Cross Arm Test

Patient Position

  • Seated or standing

Procedure Steps

  • Forward flexes the affected shoulder to 90°.
  • Adduct the shoulder horizontally across the chest

Positive Sign / Significance

  • Localized pain over the acromioclavicular joint = Acromioclavicular joint painful osteoarthritis

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