Examination of the Shoulder -PPT, NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB Notes | EduRev

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: Examination of the Shoulder -PPT, NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB Notes | EduRev

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NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB TERM
18/01/10
DJC BURTON
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NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB TERM
18/01/10
DJC BURTON
READING
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NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB TERM
18/01/10
DJC BURTON
READING OVERVIEW
 GENERAL INSPECTION
 SHOULDER INSPECTION
 FEEL
 ROM
 TEST ROTATOR CUFF
 SPECIAL TESTS-according to 
history/presentation/age
 NECK
 NEUROVASCULAR
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NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB TERM
18/01/10
DJC BURTON
READING OVERVIEW
 GENERAL INSPECTION
 SHOULDER INSPECTION
 FEEL
 ROM
 TEST ROTATOR CUFF
 SPECIAL TESTS-according to 
history/presentation/age
 NECK
 NEUROVASCULAR
GENERAL INSPECTION
 Looks well ?
 In pain at rest/undressing/compensatory movements?
 Well muscled ?
 Posture/core stability ?
 Upper limbs used to weight bear ?
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NE REGIONAL TEACHING-UPPER LIMB TERM
18/01/10
DJC BURTON
READING OVERVIEW
 GENERAL INSPECTION
 SHOULDER INSPECTION
 FEEL
 ROM
 TEST ROTATOR CUFF
 SPECIAL TESTS-according to 
history/presentation/age
 NECK
 NEUROVASCULAR
GENERAL INSPECTION
 Looks well ?
 In pain at rest/undressing/compensatory movements?
 Well muscled ?
 Posture/core stability ?
 Upper limbs used to weight bear ?
SHOULDER INSPECTION
 Wasting 
 Scars-look carefully for 
arthroscopy and axillary !
 Deformity
 Posture of shoulder 
(high/low/pro/retracted)
 Sinus
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