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Scapular Orientation 1

18th July 2013

We are always highlighting the importance of scapular orientation when managing problems of the neck and shoulder.

 

This article published in Manual Therapy in 2010 suggests a 'scapular positioning correction exercise' (focusing on actively maintaining optimum scapular orientation) may be effective in re-establishing optimal muscle activity levels in the trapezius muscle.

 

The effect of a scapular postural correction strategy on trapezius activity in patients with neck pain

Sally Wegner, Gwendolen Jull, Shaun O’Leary, Venerina Johnston

 

Click here for abstract Manual Therapy 15 (2010) 562 - 566 

Keywords: Review 2013