Table 1

Hypotheses
0 Possible sub-acromial impingement
1 Possible internal (posterior) impingement
2 Possible instability of the glenohumeral joint
3 Possible SLAP lesion
4 Possible biceps tendinopathy
5 Possible frozen shoulder/capsulitis
6 Possible disorder of cervic-thoracic spinal column and adhering costae
7 Possible myofascial trigger point in neck and shoulder region
8 Possible disorder of the acromioclavicular/sternoclavicular joint
9 Possible hypertonia in neck/shoulder region
10 Possible strain or sprain in neck/shoulder region
11 Not possible to specify a clear hypothesis
12 Other non-specified

Hypotheses are built and edited based on the clinical opinions of 5 physiotherapists.

Karel et al.

Karel et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:62   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-62

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