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Wanna catch up on some shoulder literature?

This great resource is developing a community of practice for those specialising/interested in shoulders. Here are some references from their site (well worth a read). To find out more about their site click here ….

de Jesus, J.O., Parker, L., Frangos, A.J., Nazarian, L.N. (2009). Accuracy of MRI, MR Arthrography, and Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Rotator Cuff Tears: A Meta-Analysis. American Journal of Roentgenology 192:1701-1707

Lo IKY, Nonweiler B, Woolfrey M, Litchfield R, Kirkley A (2004) An Evaluation of the Apprehension, Relocation, and Surprise Tests for Anterior Shoulder Instability. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 32(2): 301-7

Struyf F, Nijs J, Mottram S, Roussel NA, Cools AMJ, Meeusen R (2012) Clinical assessment of the scapula: a review of the literature. Br J Sports Med0:1-8. doi:10.1136/bjsports-2012-091059

Alqunaee M, Galvin R, Fahey T. (2012). Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for subacromial impingement syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 93(2):229-36

Uhl TL, Kibler B, Gecewich B, Tripp BL (2009). Evaluation of Clinical Assessment Methods for Scapular Dyskinesis. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 25(11):1240-1248

Michener LA, Walsworth MK, Doukas WC, Murphy KP (2009) Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of 5 physical examination tests and combination of tests for subacromial impingement. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 90(11):1898-903

Cadogan A, McNair P, Laslett M, Hing W (2013). Shoulder pain in primary care: diagnostic accuracy of clinical examination tests for non-traumatic acromioclavicular joint pain. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 14:156

Cook C, Beaty S, Kissenberth MJ, Siffri P, Pill SG, Hawkins RJ (2012) Diagnostic accuracy of five orthopedic clinical tests for diagnosis of superior labrum anterior posterior (SLAP) lesions. J Shoulder Elbow Surg 21:13-22

Munro W, Healy R. The validity and accuracy of clinical tests used to detect labral pathology of the shoulder-a systematic review. Man Ther2009;14:119-30

Seung Han Shin, Du Hyun Ro, O-Sung Lee, Joo Han Oh, Sae Hoon Kim 2012 Within-day reliability of shoulder range of motion measurement with a smartphone. Man Ther. 17 (4):298-304


Hegedus EJ, Goode AP, Cook CE, Michener L, Myer CA, Myer DM, Wright AA. 2012 Which physical examination tests provide clinicians with the most value when examining the shoulder? Update of a systematic review with meta-analysis of individual tests.Br J Sports Med. 46(14):964-78. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2012-091066.

Hermans J, Luime JL, Meuffels DE, et al 2013 Does This Patient With Shoulder Pain Have Rotator Cuff Disease?: The Rational Clinical Examination Systematic Review. JAMA310(8):837-847. doi:.05217510.1001/jama.2013.276187.

Lewis, J.S. (2009). Rotator cuff tendinopathy. Br J Sports Med 43:236-241. doi:10.1136/bjsm.2008

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