shoulder blade


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Synonyms for shoulder blade

either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

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They attach to the shoulder blade and get tight and short.
Additionally, the shoulder blades attach to the sternum via the clavicles.
As a gardener, I suffer with recurrent niggles in my lower back and my shoulders and have a lot of tension around my shoulder blades.
Apelike shoulder blades from the ancient skeleton of a roughly 3-year-old girl that belonged to Australopithecus afarensis suggest that these early members of the human evolutionary family split time between scrambling up trees and walking on the ground, say paleo-biologist David Green of Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Ill, and anthropologist Zeresenay Alemseged of the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.
For example, overhead throwing can irritate and inflame gliding surfaces between the shoulder blade (scapula) and chest wall--a common problem called scapulothoracic bursitis, explains Michael S.
Mills, who was born in Washington, Tyne and Wear, crashed on the Moelltaler glacier on Wednesday and was flown by helicopter to a hospital in the southern city of Lienz where she was diagnosed with a fractured right shoulder blade, hospital spokesman Alfred Fast said.
Press the wrist into your spine to help activate the back muscles and pin the right shoulder blade to your back ribs, expanding your chest.
despite a broken shoulder blade that knocked him out of Sunday's event at Lowe's Motor Speedway.
At that point Carr's son Donald entered the bedroom and shot Jennings in the right arm and the right shoulder blade with a .
A plate and further screws were placed in the shoulder blade and the surgeons were very pleased with the operation.
On rare occasions, WS has been associated with other conditions that are present at birth, such as intestinal disorders, elevation of the shoulder blade, and disorders of the spine.
Richmond was ejected from his van and was treated in a Kalamazoo hospital for numerous broken ribs, a fractured shoulder blade, fractured writs and a broken collar bone.
Scans revealed Cavendish fractured his right shoulder blade - and the race jury disqualified Sagan from the Tour.
FRAN Berry faces at least two months on the sidelines after suffering injuries to a shoulder blade, three ribs and an ankle in a fall at Clonmel on Thursday.
And so the shoulder blade is added to the forelegs as a segment close to the body while the middle foot of the hind leg is being rebuilt", said Fischer.