Scapular Dyskinesis

Scapular Winging

Scapular Winging: Commonly called winged scapula. A type of scapular dysfunction or dyskinesis in which part or all of medial border of the scapula is prominent and lifts away from the posterior wall of the thorax in both static and dynamic conditions. This could indicate the presence of a SLAP (Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior) lesion, weakness of the serratus anterior, rhomboids, the lower, middle, and upper trapezius, tight shoulder rotators; as well as a long thoracic nerve problem.

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