3-dimensional shoulder complex kinematics and shoulder pain

Do differences in shoulder complex kinematics exist between individuals with and without shoulder pain?

Second only to low back pain, shoulder pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint with a reported 20.9% prevalence. Whilst most are given the general diagnosis of ‘impingement,’ the actual pathomechanics are poorly understood. Differences in scapulothoracic joint motion have been reported between symptomatic and asymptomatic shoulders – however, little is known regarding the simultaneous kinematics at the sternoclavicular or acromioclavicular joints. The current study investigated the motion at these 3 joints in symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals.

 
 

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