Clinical assessment of the scapula: a review of the literature.

  title={Clinical assessment of the scapula: a review of the literature.},
  author={Filip Struyf and Jo Nijs and Sarah Mottram and Nathalie Anne Roussel and Ann M Cools and Romain Meeusen},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  volume={48 11},
Scientific evidence supporting a role for faulty scapular positioning in patients with various shoulder disorders is cumulating. Clinicians who manage patients with shoulder pain and athletes at risk of developing shoulder pain need to have the skills to assess static and dynamic scapular positioning and dynamic control. Several methods for the assessment of scapular positioning are described in scientific literature. However, the majority uses expensive and specialised equipment (laboratory… CONTINUE READING


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