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Unformatted text preview: or ulnar nerve (median nerve: changes in thumb, 1 st , 3 rd and lateral half of 5 th fingers) Tinel’s sign : tap over the carpal tunnel at the wrist. Positive test = numbness or tingling in median nerve distribution = compression of median nerve 4. How would you check to make sure a tape job is not too tight and why is it important? Check the circulation. If it’s too tight, it could cut the circulation off and then the tape job would be doing more harm than good. 5. What does an elbow valgus stress test assess? Positive test = laxity compared bilaterally = UCL strain...
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- Fall '10
- Ulnar nerve, Median nerve, carpal tunnel syndrome, median nerve distribution