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.
The shoulder girdle is probably better described as a shoulder corset. This Digital COMT by Dr. Joe Muscolino video describes why.