Musculoskeletal Medicine: Physical Examination of the Upper Extremity

From the "Elbow, Wrist, and Hand Disorders: Evaluation and Treatment" CME Program Held on December 8, 2007

In these videos, Dr. Wolfe demonstrates physical examination of the upper extremity; starting with a neurologic examination, which is critical in evaluating upper extremity conditions, including neck, vascular, motor, sensory and reflex exams.

The successive elbow exam and wrist and hand exams are also broken down by condition, including tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, trigger finger, de Quervain’s Disease, other tendinopathies and elbow/wrist ligament injuries.

Neurologic Exam


Elbow Exam



Hand and Wrist Exam



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