Shoulder impingement syndrome is one of the most common shoulder complaints in people attending orthopedic and physical therapy clinics. Despite its incidence and detrimental effects on individualsâ activities the exact causes of shoulder impingement syndrome have not yet been fully understood as no approach or treatment has been shown to be clearly effective. The coordinated movements of the scapula and humerus; called as scapulohumeral rhythm, in shoulder impingement. It is thought that abnormal scapular motion plays a significant role in the development shoulder impingement symptoms. Functional loss and disability is the most common symptoms associated with shoulder impingement.
The restoration of the scapular control has been commonly accentuated in the management of shoulder impingement syndrome. Taping has been recently used in patients with shoulder problems to provide support during movement and to control scapular movement.
A Randomized Clinical Trial of Kinesio-Taping on DASH in Patients with Subacromial Impingement Syndrome: Hassan Shakeri, Roshanak Keshavarz, Amir Massoud Arab and Ismaeil Ebrahimi
Last date updated on July, 2014