Orthopedics Book



Tinel's sign

Aka: Tinel's sign, Tinel sign
  1. Indications
    1. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome evaluation
  2. Efficacy
    1. Test Sensitivity: 44-70%
    2. Test Specificity: 94%
  3. Technique
    1. Percuss Median Nerve at Carpal Tunnel in wrist
    2. Tap over volar carpal ligament
  4. Interpretation: Positive Test for Median Neuropathy
    1. Reproduces pain and tingling along Median Nerve course

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