(b) Triceps--deep tendon reflex.
1 Grasp the patient's wrist with your left hand and pull his arm
across his chest so the elbow is flexed about 90E and the forearm is partially bent down.
2 Tap the triceps brachii tendon directly above the olecranon
process. The normal response is elbow extension.
Figure 2-7. Triceps reflex.
Figure 2-8. Triceps jerk with one arm flexed.