|Alternative variable of contact
- Support the patient’s arm by placing fingers 2-4 around the back of the patient's elbow while allowing his or her forearm to rest across your forearm.
- Localize the biceps tendon.
- Place the thumb of the hand that is supporting the patient’s elbow firmly on the biceps tendon.
Alternative patient position
- The biceps reflex can be tested with the patient positioned in supine.