The scapula and clavicle are usually referred to as the shoulder girdle, but do they really comprise a “girdle”? In this free Digital COMT video, I make the case that the shoulder girdle would be better termed the shoulder corset. This video plus 100s more are available on DCOMT.
Shoulder impingement syndrome is a condition in which the distal tendon of the supraspinatus and the subacromial bursa become impinged between the head of the humerus and the acromion process of the scapula. Following are the six major causes of shoulder impingement syndrome.
One potential risk factor for shoulder pain is scapular dyskinesis. Scapular dyskinesis refers to altered position and motion of the scapula.
The shoulder girdle is probably better described as a shoulder corset. This Digital COMT by Dr. Joe Muscolino video describes why.