How is the physical exam for supraspinatus tendonitis performed?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD; Chief Editor: Sherwin SW Ho, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Inspection

    • Men should wear no shirt; women are instructed to wear a tank top to the visit.

    • Visualize the entire shoulder girdle and scapular area, noting muscle mass asymmetry/atrophy or bony asymmetry.

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