shoulder girdle


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shoulder girdle

n.
The pectoral girdle, especially of a human.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shoulder girdle - the bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humansshoulder girdle - the bony arch formed by the collarbones and shoulder blades in humans
arch - a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
pectoral girdle - a skeletal support to which the forelimbs of vertebrates are attached
Translations
Schultergürtel
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A PMR is an autoimmune disease similar to rheumatoid arthritis but affecting primarily the muscles and joints of the shoulder girdle, the pelvic girdle and the hands.
As time passed, it became clear that we had skull bones, much of the shoulder girdle and forelimb, multiple vertebrae and ribs, part of the foot, and pieces of several dermal plates--more than was known for any dinosaur of this age from the entire African continent.
Swimming Prep is an excellent exercise to improve core stability and strengthen shoulder girdle.
Physical therapy work is important to help restore the range of motion for the entire shoulder girdle, to regain whole body mobility, to correct posture, to perform functional movement, and to fix muscular imbalances.
Scapula forms an important component of the shoulder girdle.
Compared to the FS group; jaw, shoulder girdle, upper and lower arm, and neck were the less affected sites in control group.
The patient was diagnosed with AWS and was administered 75 mg naproxen sodium twice a day for seven days for pain relief, and 15 sessions of physical therapy were planned to include hot pack, ROM exercises, strengthening exercises of the shoulder girdle muscles to maintain correct shoulder biomechanics, stretching exercises for shoulder abduction and flexion and axillary myofascial release massage to resolve the cord and to increase venous and lymphatic drainage.
The patient is coached either for the next bearing-down effort or to not push to allow for gradual, controlled delivery of the fetal shoulder girdle.
1,2) Though NA is also known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome, it may additionally be referred to as acute brachial neuritis, acute brachial plexitis, acute brachial neuropathy, Kiloh-Nevin syndrome, brachial plexus neuropathy, idiopathic brachial plexopathy, idiopathic brachial neuritis, localized neuritis of the shoulder girdle, multiple neuritis of the shoulder girdle, paralytic brachial neuritis, serum neuritis, shoulder girdle neuritis, or shoulder girdle syndrome.
9 One study used scapular and shoulder girdle, back and abdominal muscle strengthening exercises, self care activities, table and household activities, motor skills and general activity exercises for training child amputees.
For example, the shoulder girdle is a complicated joint: with one click, the user can visualize a 3-D image of the deep muscles that ordinarily are hidden from view.