Biomechanical and osteopathic approach to shoulder pain.

  • Sidra Goldman
  • Published 1989 in
    The Journal of the American Osteopathic…


One of the most common complaints heard by primary care physicians is shoulder pain. Yet, most shoulder discomfort can be attributed to a variety of physiologic and anatomic dysfunctions outside of the glenohumeral joint. This paper addresses the anatomic and biomechanical mechanisms of shoulder motion and presents a logical approach to diagnosis and osteopathic treatment of the sore shoulder.

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@article{Goldman1989BiomechanicalAO, title={Biomechanical and osteopathic approach to shoulder pain.}, author={Sidra Goldman}, journal={The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association}, year={1989}, volume={89 1}, pages={53-7} }