Comparison of 3-Dimensional Shoulder Complex Kinematics in Individuals With and Without Shoulder Pain, Part 2
JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC & SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY 2014
The clinical diagnosis of impingement is the most common diagnostic label for shoulder pain. However, the diagnosis is so broadly applied that different tissue pathologies and various and often conflicting pathomechanics may contribute to the pain. The objective in part two of this study is to compare differences in glenohumeral joint angular motion and linear translations between symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals during shoulder motion performed in 3 planes of humerothoracic elevation.
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Robert LaPrade, MD, PhD
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