Inter-examiner and intra-examiner reliability of the standing flexion test.

@article{VincentSmith1999InterexaminerAI,
  title={Inter-examiner and intra-examiner reliability of the standing flexion test.},
  author={B Vincent-Smith and Peter Gibbons},
  journal={Manual therapy},
  year={1999},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={87-93}
}
The practice of musculoskeletal medicine requires the use of a wide variety of clinical examination procedures to establish a diagnosis, plan treatment, and monitor patient progress. Many of these examination procedures constitute a significant part of daily practice. Despite their extensive use, the reliability and validity of many of these assessment procedures remains questionable. The aim of this study was to determine the inter- and intra-examiner reliability of palpatory findings for the… CONTINUE READING