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Lateral Scapular Slide Test

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Other Names

  • Lateral Scapular Slide Test (LSST)
  • Modified Lateral Scapular Slide Test

Purpose

Lateral scapula slide test. (a) Initial position with arm at side. (b) Second position, arms on hips. (c) Third position with arms at 90 and internal rotation.[1]

Description

Classic Lateral Scapular Slide Test

  • Measure horizontally from nearest spinous process to medial scapular border
  • Compare measurements in 3 separate positions bilaterally
    • Neutral arms at sides
    • Hands on hips
    • Arms abducted to 90°
  • Positive test
    • 1 to 1.5 cm asymmetry in measurement bilaterally

Modified Lateral Scapular Slide Test

  • The test is the same with two additional modifications:
    • When the arm is abducted to 90°, a load of 1 kg is added
    • A further position is added with the arm abducted to 180°

Pathology


Evidence

  • Unknown

See Also


References

  1. Roche, Simon J., et al. "Scapular dyskinesis: the surgeon’s perspective." Shoulder & Elbow 7.4 (2015): 289-297.
Created by:
John Kiel on 12 April 2022 16:50:31
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16 April 2023 18:58:04
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