The Retropulsion Test’ or Pull Test’ (Postural Stability Item #30 of the Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scale; UPDRS ) is a commonly used clinical test of postural stability for patients with PD. This test evaluates the ability of patients to recover from a backward pull on the shoulders.
Link to Instrument
Area of AssessmentBalance – Non-vestibular
Assessment TypePerformance Measure
Administration ModePaper & Pencil
- Parkinson's Disease & Neurologic Rehabilitation