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The Use of Waddell Test

Workers' Compensation

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In reviewing numerous medical records, including orthopedic and physical therapy reports, it is common to find mention of "The Waddell Test" and extensive reporting of examination findings featuring the results of its component maneuvers. These comments will review the testing as it was originally described in its proper clinical application. Finally, some insights that can be used to cross-examine expert witnesses who feature the Waddell test in their testimony will be discussed.