Goniometry: Shoulder Horizontal Abduction
Shoulder horizontal abduction
Patient is supine to one side of the plinth with arm unsupported if possible
Shoulder is abducted to 90 degrees and elbow is flexed to 90 degrees
|AXIS LOCATION||STATIONARY ARM||MOVEMENT ARM|
|top of acromium||perpendicular to the floor in the supine patient||in line with the mid line of the humerus|
Expected range of motion is 45 degrees
- Norkin CC, White DJ. Measurement of joint motion: a guide to goniometry. FA Davis; 2016 Nov 18.