Isolated Movements in the Glenohumeral Articulation


A fixation of the scapula and the outer rotation of an arm is necessary, we examine a sitting patient.


Extension of the  passive flexion in the glenohumeral articulation

videoclip passive flexion


Extension of the  passive abduction in the glenohumeral articulation

A flexion in the elbow, and a palm with the thumb up is necessary, we examine a sitting patient.

videoclip passive abduction  


inner rotation

We examine in a position on the back

  videoclip passive inner rotation



outer rotation

We examine in the same position as at the examination of the inner rotation.


videoclip passive outer rotation



During the examination of the isolated movements of the shoulder girdle we watch the restriction of the movement of the affected side towards the second side, and the origin of pains during the examination of the movement.