Shoulder Joint Quiz

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After going through all the sections of the shoulder joint, you should be able to answer all the questions in this quiz. Test your knowledge of the shoulder joint!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following are red flags specific for the shoulder joint?
    • A. 

      Bilateral shoulder and neck pain

    • B. 

      Recent convulsion or electric shock

    • C. 

      Change in shoulder contour without loss of rotation

    • D. 

      Positive drop arm test

    • E. 

      Headache, jaw pain, blurred vision

    • F. 

      Referred pain to the hand

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT a rotator cuff muscle
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus

    • C. 

      Teres major

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 3. 
    Which rotator cuff test has a 95% sensitivity and a 95% specificity? And which muscle does this test test?
    • A. 

      External rotation lag test - supraspinatus

    • B. 

      External rotation lag test - subscapularis

    • C. 

      Internal rotation lag test - supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Internal rotation lag test - subscapularis

  • 4. 
    Which of the following test is not a test for shoulder impingement?
    • A. 

      Hawkins-Kennedy test

    • B. 

      Painful arc test

    • C. 

      Clunk test

    • D. 

      Speed's test

  • 5. 
    Which structures provide stability of the shoulder joint?
    • A. 

      Muscles

    • B. 

      Capsule

    • C. 

      Labrum

  • 6. 
    The apprehension test has a sensitivity of 60% and a specificity of 95% to diagnose anterior shoulder instability. What does this mean?
    • A. 

      Of 100 patients with anterior shoulder instability, 60 patients will have a positive apprehension test.

    • B. 

      Of 100 patients without anterior shoulder instability, 60 patients will have a negative apprehension test

    • C. 

      Of 100 patients with anterior shoulder instability, 95 patients will have a positive apprehension test.

    • D. 

      Of 100 patients without anterior shoulder instability, 95 patients will have a negative apprehension test

  • 7. 
    Why do you think it is important to make the correct diagnosis based on quality research?
    • A. 

      A correct diagnosis adds value to the quality of literature

    • B. 

      A correct diagnosis makes you a better physiotherapist

    • C. 

      A correct diagnosis allows you to set up an effective treatment plan and ultimately make the patient better

  • 8. 
    When a 25 year old patient comes into your practice with the following complaints: - Pain with overhead movements - Pain usually gets worse after activities and at night - Shoulder has been dislocated one year ago During the assessment you notice that the patient has pain when abducting and externally rotating his shoulder. Also, the patient's shoulder is clicking and popping during the assessment. What would you suspect the patient to have?
    • A. 

      Shoulder instability

    • B. 

      Labrum lesion

    • C. 

      Shoulder impingement

    • D. 

      Rotator cuff pathology

  • 9. 
    Which tests would you perform on this patient?
    • A. 

      Apprehension test

    • B. 

      Relocation test

    • C. 

      Biceps load II test

    • D. 

      O'Brien test

    • E. 

      Anterior release test

    • F. 

      Neer test

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