Reaching higher: External scapula assistance can improve upper limb function in humans with irreversible scapula alata

Abstract Background Scapular dyskinesis, i.e., the deviant mobility or function of the scapula, hampers upper limb function in daily life. A typical sign of scapular dyskinesis is a scapula alata—a protrusion of the shoulder blade during arm elevation. While some reversible causes of scapula alata c...

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Main Authors: Anna-Maria Georgarakis, Michele Xiloyannis, Christian Dettmers, Michael Joebges, Peter Wolf, Robert Riener
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2021-09-01
Series:Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation
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