Shoulder impingement syndromes: implications on physical therapy examination and intervention.

@article{Lazaro2005ShoulderIS,
  title={Shoulder impingement syndromes: implications on physical therapy examination and intervention.},
  author={Rolando T. Lazaro},
  journal={Journal of the Japanese Physical Therapy Association = Rigaku ryoho},
  year={2005},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
A painful shoulder presents challenges in examination, diagnosis and intervention for the physical therapist because of the complexity of the structures involved. A common cause of shoulder pain is shoulder impingement syndrome. This was first described as a condition in which the soft tissues of the subacromial space were chronically entrapped and compressed between the humeral head and the subacromial arch. This definition does not account for the myriad potential causes of shoulder… CONTINUE READING