Comprehensive Approach to the Management of Scapular. Dyskinesia in the Overhead Throwing Athlete (43) Kibler WB, Sciascia AD, Uhl TL, et al. Br J Sports Med. Apr;44(5) doi: /bjsm Epub Dec 8. Current concepts: scapular dyskinesis. Kibler WB(1), Sciascia A. Kibler Scapular Dyskinesis – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free.

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The scapula is protracted and is in anteriorly tilted position secondary to tight pec minor or short head of the biceps at the insertion to the coracoid process.

Current concepts: scapular dyskinesis.

Physiopedia articles are best used to find the original sources of information see the references list at the bottom of djskinesis article. Kibler classification of scapular dysfunction. Advanced Exercises for the Upper Quarter: Each role is vital to proper arm function and can only occur when the anatomy around the shoulder is uncompromised.

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Scapular Dyskinesia

Standing cable column punches 3. Bagg and Forrest found a ratio of 4. Lats Pull downs Physiopedia is not a substitute for professional advice or expert medical services from a qualified healthcare provider. An examination consisting of iibler inspection of the scapular position at rest and during dynamic humeral movements, along with the performance of objective posture measurements and scapular corrective maneuvers, will help the clinician ascertain the extent to which the scapula is involved in the shoulder injury.


Patient performs wall pushups for 15 to 20 times. The onset is almost always insidious. Contents Editors Categories Share Cite. Isometric Scapular Pinch test: These roles include providing synchronous scapular rotation during humeral motion, serving as a stable base for rotator cuff activation and functioning as a link in the kinetic chain.

Review of the normal ratio of glenohumeral GH to scapulothoracic ST motion analyzed by Doody et al [3] under three-dimensional analysis found that the ratio of GH to ST motion changes from 7. SigelVanessa Rhule and Johnathan Fahrner.

Toggle navigation p Physiopedia. This test is positive if pain is reduced as the therapist assists active elevation by applying a posterior tilt and external rotation motion to the scapula. Sxapular from ” https: In most cases Physiopedia articles are a secondary source and so should not be used as references.

Unfortunately, there are no validated clinical measures to identify a patient as having a tight pectoralis minor muscle.

Side lying ER 8. The therapist then applies an assist to scapular dynamics.

Current measures examine mm length at resting positions, not at maximal length. Upper traps stretch Isometrics 1. Tspine Extension Ex 4. This application may be used in conjunction with other tests such as Neer’s, Hawkin’s-Kennedy, and Jobe’s relocation. Unfortunately, scapular dyskinesia is a condition with minimal level 1 evidence for support of either diagnosis or treatment. Patient in standing position and is scappular to actively squeeze or retract the scapulae together as hard as possible.


Manually Resisted scapular strengthening Symptoms of isolated SICK scapula: Standing Snow Angels 8. Although it occurs in a large number of shoulder injuries, it appears that scapular dyskinesis is a non-specific response to a painful condition in the shoulder rather than a specific response to certain glenohumeral pathology.

Weakness of scapular muscles mainly serratus anterior or winging usually shows up with 5 to 10 pushups. Current tests and measures, while proven to be reliable, have not altogether shown strong validity by demonstrating correlation with biomechanical motion, symptoms, pathology, or outcomes. Static measurements consists 1 infera: When refering to eyskinesis in academic writing, you should always try to reference the primary original source.

Prone Y, I, T and W 6. Low Row Wall isometrics 4. Treatment of scapular dyskinesis should begin with optimised anatomy and then progress to dyskiness restoration of dynamic scapular stability by strengthening of the scapular stabilisers utilising kinetic chain-based rehabilitation protocols.

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