Upper Limb Tension Tests (ULTT)

Upper Limb Tension Tests (ULTT) are assessments used to evaluate upper limb musculoskeletal disorders such as tendinopathy, impingement syndrome, nerve entrapment and other similar issues. ULTT is a physical assessment used to detect potential areas of the upper limb and to identify which muscles may be involved in the condition. It involves manual contact with the patient and tests for pain, strength, and range of motion. By assessing the amount of tension present in