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What is infraspinatus testing?

Kristofer J. Jones, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Infraspinatus testing is performed to determine any issues with external rotation of your shoulder. Your doctor will ask you to push against him or her as they resist you during externally rotation. Any pain with that typically points to problems with the infraspinatus or teres minor muscles, which are two rotator cuff muscles at the back of the shoulder that are responsible for that motion. 

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