Shoulder impingement

Last revised by Dr Yuranga Weerakkody on 27 Jul 2021

Shoulder impingement describes a group of conditions characterized by the entrapment of musculoskeletal soft tissue within the shoulder, which primarily results in pain. The catching of the affected structures may be structural and/or functional in etiology 2.

Types of shoulder impingement include 1,2:

Clinical tests

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