Lack of range of movement to the left and the right
Rotation L & R,
Lateral L & R.
Once we have done these movements on range of movement i can the pinpoint the muscle or muscle groups that need to be treated Remedially
I also like to do a specials test to rule out neural activity from the vertebrae
Warm up the area with rowing stokes.
Petrisagge kneading the soft tissues
Frictions going across fibre to break adhesion
Trigger points to release muscle groups around the effected area.
myofascial release slow deep movement to muscle
Stretch by the therapist to encourage length in the tissue.
The most common shoulder pain is pain in between your shoulder blade. Pain can radiate underneath the blade and can also go up to the trapezium and across to the tip of the shoulder.
Range of motion in flexion extension, adduction, abduction, external rotation, internal rotation.
Testing all these movements gives me a precise indication what is going on in the shoulder.
Special tests may be included to rule out neural activity.