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How can you tell if you have a winged scapula or not?

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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Physical Examination

A winged scapula can be diagnosed by an orthopaedic surgeon.
Presence of a winged scapula may indicate underlying shoulder pathology that may need treatment. Recommend you seek a consult for evaluation.

In brief: Physical Examination

A winged scapula can be diagnosed by an orthopaedic surgeon.
Presence of a winged scapula may indicate underlying shoulder pathology that may need treatment. Recommend you seek a consult for evaluation.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Test for it

The easiest way to test for winging of the scapula is to have someone observe you from behind as you lean forward and push against a wall.
If the scapula sticks out compared to the other side you have winging of the scapula which has dozens of different causes from the benign to the serious.

In brief: Test for it

The easiest way to test for winging of the scapula is to have someone observe you from behind as you lean forward and push against a wall.
If the scapula sticks out compared to the other side you have winging of the scapula which has dozens of different causes from the benign to the serious.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
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