Wrist Special Tests

wrist special tests

Wrist special tests are useful for identifying wrist and forearm pathology such as carpal tunnel syndrome, medial and lateral epicondylitis, and other conditions.

Below you will find a list of wrist special tests and links to each test with description and video if available. 

The performance of special tests for the hip with the intention of diagnosing or providing treatment recommendations for someone experiencing symptoms should be performed only by a licensed medical professional. 

List of Wrist Special Tests

Tinel’s Sign

Mills Test

Phalen Test


Golfer’s Elbow Test

Finkelstein Test