PINCH=Pinch Gauge-Pedretti Page 992-993

Testing Procedure: 3 Different tests taken

  • Tip Pinch: Thumb & index finger
  • Palmer Pinch/3-Jaw Chuck: Thumb, index, and middle finger
  • Lateral/key pinch: Thumb pad & lateral aspect of index finger
  • 3 trials with 2-3 minutes between trials
  • Scoring: average of the 3 trials

Norms: grip_and_pinch_norms

Contraindications=a condition or factor that serves as a reason to withhold a certain medical treatment

  • Inflammation
  • Pain
  • Dislocation/unhealed fracture
  • Recent Surgery
  • Any fragile bone condition

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