The Shoulder Girdle: Introduction

Questions Answered Here

  1. What are some different names for the shoulder girdle?
  2. What makes up the shoulder complex?
  3. What specific bones and joints are in the shoulder girdle?
  4. Name the muscles that are primarily responsible for connecting the shoulder girdle to the rib cage and spine.
  5. What is the function of the rotator cuff as a whole?
  6. What four muscles make up the rotator cuff? Where are they located and what is the role of each?
  7. Describe a stretch for each of the four muscles.