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Ten minute elbow examination: a video module (1 CPD hour)

Consultant elbow and upper limb surgeon Mr Adam Watts discusses examination technique for the elbow to aid diagnosis of common upper limb pathology.


This module will guide you through an examination of the elbow in general practice, including:

  • How to perform the Apley’s test 
  • How to assess for golfer’s elbow, tennis elbow and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • The key signs to look and feel for during examination 

PLEASE NOTE: This video demonstrates a comprehensive assessment of the elbow for you to adapt according to the presentation.

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