Test Overview of Minor's Sign

In Minor's Sign, the patient is in sitting position, and is asked to stand up. The test is positive for lumbosacral involvement if they shift their weight to their non-painful extremity [Gear2009].

Test Indications of Minor's Sign

References regarding Minor's Sign

[Gear2009] Robert L Gear, Personal communication (2009).

[Evans2001] Ronald C. Evans. Illustrated Orthopedic Assessment. St. Louis: Mosby (2001).

Unless specifically noted above, references used in the construction of this web page include the following:

[FDM] Lecture notes from Functional Medicine University.

[SCNM] Lecture notes from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine.

[UT] Lecture notes from the University of Tennessee graduate programs in Chemistry, Microbiology, and Biochemistry.