Resting position variables at the shoulder: evidence to support a posture-impairment association.

@article{Borstad2006RestingPV,
  title={Resting position variables at the shoulder: evidence to support a posture-impairment association.},
  author={John D. Borstad},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2006},
  volume={86 4},
  pages={549-57}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A relationship between posture and impairment at the shoulder is theorized, but not supported by evidence. It is proposed that posture and impairment are not directly related, but linked by movement dysfunction. The purpose of this analysis was to explore the relationships among posture, pectoralis minor muscle length, and movement alterations at the shoulder. SUBJECTS Subjects who were asymptomatic for shoulder pathology were divided into 2 groups of 25 subjects each… CONTINUE READING
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