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Shoulder Functional Anatomy

Would you like to improve your knowledge of the shoulder anatomy and surface anatomy? Do you want to improve the specificity of which muscles you need to strengthen and which muscles you need to release?

In this video applying anatomy and surface anatomy to your assessment and treatment of the scapula-thoracic and gleno-humeral joints, David Pope of Clinical Edge explores the shoulder joint complex, while breaking it down into a practical and understandable video. We debunk a few myths around the shoulder in the process of exploring the anatomy, including:

  • Why the upper traps can be useful to train when treating shoulder pain

  • Rhomboids get a good rap when it comes to improving scapula control, do they deserve it?

  • Why you need to avoid getting your patients to "pull your shoulder blades down and back"

Learn about the applied anatomy of the:

  • Glenohumeral joint

  • Scapula position and landmarking

  • Humeral head position

  • Ideal scapula position

  • Upper trapezius

  • Mid and lower traps

  • Serratus Anterior

  • Rhomboid Major and Minor

  • Latissimus dorsi

  • Deltoids

  • Levator Scapulae

  • Pec Minor

  • Supraspinatus

  • Infraspinatus

  • Teres Minor and Major

  • Subscapularis

  • Coraco-acromial ligament

  • AC Joint

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Audio - Shoulder Functional Anatomy

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