Co-occurrence of outlet impingement syndrome of the shoulder and restricted range of motion in the thoracic spine - a prospective study with ultrasound-based motion analysis

@inproceedings{Theisen2010CooccurrenceOO,
  title={Co-occurrence of outlet impingement syndrome of the shoulder and restricted range of motion in the thoracic spine - a prospective study with ultrasound-based motion analysis},
  author={Christina Theisen and Ad van Wagensveld and Nina Timmesfeld and Turgay Efe and Thomas J Heyse and Susanne Fuchs-Winkelmann and Markus Dietmar Schofer},
  booktitle={BMC musculoskeletal disorders},
  year={2010}
}
BackgroundShoulder complaints, and especially the outlet-impingement syndrome, are a common condition. Among other things, poor posture has been discussed as a cause. A correlation between impingement syndrome and restricted mobility of the thoracic spine (T) has been described earlier, but there has been no motion analysis of the thoracic spine to show these correlations. In the present prospective study, we intended to find out whether there is a significant difference in the thoracic… CONTINUE READING

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