Pain free grip strength test.

  title={Pain free grip strength test.},
  author={Edwin Choon Wyn Lim},
  journal={Journal of physiotherapy},
  volume={59 1},
The pain-free grip (PFG) test is used to measure the amount of force that the patient generates to the onset of pain; when there is no pain the test result could be regarded as maximum grip strength. It is commonly performed in patients with lateral epicondylalgia (LE). LE is characterised by the presence of pain over the lateral humeral epicondyle which is provoked by at least two of: gripping, resisted wrist or middle finger extension, or palpation (Stratford et al 1993) in conjunction with… CONTINUE READING

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