The Shoulder: How Much Do You Know About Shoulder Pain?

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Pain Quizzes & Trivia

While there are many different causes of shoulder injuries -- from playing racquet sports to shoveling snow to lifting a heavy suitcase -- the majority of injuries affect just four different structures. Unfortunately, all too often the standard assessment techniques are inconclusive, and people live with the pain for weeks, months, or even years before receiving appropriate treatment. How much do you know about the relevant anatomy, assessment tests, and effective treatment techniques that can reduce, prevent, and eliminate severe and chronic shoulder pain?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Tendons

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Bursae

    • D. 

      Muscles

  • 2. 
    Limited lateral rotation of the shoulder can be an indicator of:
    • A. 

      Both arthritis and bursitis

    • B. 

      Arthritis only

    • C. 

      Bursitis only

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Subscapularis

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Biceps

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Subscapularis

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Biceps

  • 5. 
    Throwing a ball overhead uses primarily what muscle?
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus

    • C. 

      Subscapularis

    • D. 

      Biceps

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Biceps

    • C. 

      Subscapularis

    • D. 

      Infraspinatus

  • 7. 
    Which movement is most painful when a client has an acromio-clavicular ligament sprain.
    • A. 

      Passive horizontal adduction

    • B. 

      Passive elevation

    • C. 

      Passive lateral rotation

    • D. 

      Passive medial rotation

  • 8. 
    How many degrees of motion are there at the glenohumeral joint?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      180

    • C. 

      270

    • D. 

      360

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      At the tenoperiosteal junction

    • B. 

      In the muscle belly

    • C. 

      In the tendon body

    • D. 

      At the musculotendinous junction

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus muscle-tendon unit strain

    • B. 

      Bursitis

    • C. 

      AC joint sprain

    • D. 

      Supraspinatus muscle-tendon unit strain

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