The Physical Exam: Sensory Testing (Neurological Exam)


This page is dedicated to covering how to perform the neurological sensory test. It may be helpful to read more about the sensory dermatomes of the body before reading the content of this page.

There are many different dermatomes in the body! This information can quickly become overwhelming to learners, so the rest of this page tries to parse out the dermatomes in a more digestible and clinically relevant manner (source).
The dermatomes of the body can help inform the results of our clinical sensory exam (source).


Page Updated: 01.10.2017