Overhead Shoulder Kinematics Change with Load

The term “Scapulohumeral Rhythm” is a familiar term likely introduced to the clinician in the academic setting. Proper scapula motion and more specifically scapulohumeral rhythm is an essential “concept” in the appreciation of shoulder “function”. This concept describes the relationship of stability and motion between the scapula and the humerus during arm elevation. Unloaded arm elevation has been traditionally described in three (3) phases: The setting phase – With active humeral elevation up to 30 degrees in the coronal or scapula planes of the body (additional documentation states up to 60 degrees of sagittal plane flexion) the scapula seeks a position of stability. 30 – 90 Degrees of ar

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