shoulder girdle


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shoulder girdle

[′shōl·dər ‚gərd·əl]
(anatomy)
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Widespread pain index and symptom severity scores, and rates of painful area in groups Fibromyalgia syndrome (-) (n=224) n % Median Min-Max Widespread Pain Index * 1 0-6 Symptom Severity score * 0 0-8 Fatigue * 0 0-3 Waking unrefreshed * 0 0-2 Cognitive symptoms * 0 0-3 Affected site * Shoulder girdle (left) * 17 7.
When present, shoulder girdle dysfunction results from scapular instability due to the functional loss of the serratus anterior, rhomboid, or the trapezius muscles.
The shoulder girdle is made up of 3 bones (the scapula, clavicle, and proximal humerus), 2 joints (the glenohumeral and acromioclavicular joints), and numerous ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
Many other helpful resources are cited within its pages, and it also has a series of appendices that catalogs and lists the bones and bony landmarks of the body for dancers, including leg and foot, leg and thigh, hip and pelvis, spine, shoulder and shoulder girdle, and forearm and hand.
However, given the initial weakness of the shoulder girdle retractors and thoracic extensors with which they will present, it is important to explain to them that improving their posture will take time and patience.
If the muscles of the shoulder girdle are consistently contracted, elevating the shoulders and curling them forward, they will become fatigued and form painful knots.
From above, as in this view, it is obvious that the shoulder girdle is widest in the center and narrows toward the shoulders, in an attenuated curve, more rounded at the center and then flattening toward the shoulders, to again become sharply curved as it goes around the shoulders.
This programme focused initially on improving glenohumeral joint motion and scapular retraction before progressing to strengthening exercises for the musculature around the shoulder girdle.
The Tiktlik pelvic girdle was nearly identical in size to its shoulder girdle, a tetrapod-like characteristic.
The entire shoulder girdle must be unsupported off the edge of the operating table.
2-5] About one-third of all desmoid tumours are extra-abdominal, with the majority of these occurring in the shoulder girdle or pelvic region.
He has a condition called dicephalic parapagus - a conjoined twin who has two heads, nervous systems and backbones which join at the pelvis, but only one heart, ribcage and shoulder girdle.