Posterior transverse scan of the shoulder
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The patient sits, shoulder adducted, arm resting by side. The probe is placed transversely just beneath the spine of the scapula.
The skin, subcutaneous fat, deltoid muscle, infraspinatus muscle and tendon, glenoid labrum, glenoid and humerus are identified.
Anterior transverse scan of the shoulder in neutral position
Watch our video for healthcare professionals showing the anterior transverse scan of the shoulder in neutral position. The anterior aspect of the joint is seen.
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