Will check this out even though we are not allowed to use any abbreviations.Physical therapy abbreviations are used in the clinic to shorten commonly used documentation terms. Here's a list of PT abbreviations commonly used.
Phalen’s Test for Carpal Tunnel. If you can hold your hands in this position for 30 seconds without pain, numbness or tingling, then you probably do not have Carpal Tunnel. ~~~~Stopped at 15 secs; too painful~~~~
A test called the Finkelstein test can help your doctor confirm de Quervain's tenosynovitis. To do this test, you bend your thumb down across the palm of your and then cover your with your Next, bend your wrist toward your little finger.