Shoulder examination is a crucial step in assessment and management of patients with a painful shoulder. It follows a specific routine:

  • Inspection
  • Palpation
  • Range of motion
  • Neurovascular examination
  • Special tests for assessment of:
    • Shoulder Impingement
    • Rotator cuff pathology
    • Instability
    • SLAP tear
    • Acromioclavicular/ Sternoclavicular joint pathology
    • Frozen Shoulder
    • Calcific Tendonitis
    • Biceps problems
    • Nerve disorders around the Shoulder