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1

Three bones that make up the shoulder complex are the

Clavicle, scapula and humerus

2

The acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular are what types of joints?

Synovial

3

The single attachment between the axial and upper appendicular skeletons is the _______ joint

sternoclavicular

4

The humerus and scapula form the _____ joint

glenohumeral

5

A great base camp for locating other bony landmarks of the shoulder is the ______ of the _____

spine, scapula

6

With your partner prone, how can you best position your partner's hand to locate the inferior angle of the scapula?

On the small of the back

7

A "winged scapula" often indicates weakness in which muscle?

Serratus Anterior

8

The superior angle of the scapula serves as an attachment site for the _____ ______ muscle and is deep to the _______ muscle

Levator Scapula, trapezius

9

When accessing the lateral border of the scapula, through which two muscle bellies will you have to palpate?

1.) Teres Major 2.) Teres Minor

10

Accessing the infraglenoid tubercle can elicit tenderness. How can you palpate this landmark without causing pain?

Use broad thumbpad

11

The three scapular fossae contain which three muscles?

supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis

12

The infraspinous fossa can be isolated by setting your fingers on which three bony landmarks?

medial border lateral border, spine of the scapula

13

Palpating laterally along the supraspinous fossa, your fingers will bump into which two bony structures?

1) acromion 2) clavicle

14

To locate the subscapular fossa in a sidelying position, you slowly sink your thumb onto the fossa's surface. What can your other hand do to help access the fossa?

Manipulate the arm for better access.

15

To access the medial portion of the subscapular fossa, how would you position your partner?

Side lying, with arm on the client's side

16

The acromion serves as an attachment site for which two muscles?

!) Deltoid 2) Trapezius

17

When palpating the clavicle, the ______ end rises superiorly, while the _______ end curves inferiorly

Leteral, Sternal

18

To feel the acromioclavicular joint space widen slightly and then diminish, you can ask your partner to do which two movements of the scapula?

1) Elevation 2) Depression