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Physical Examination of the Cervical Spine and Shoulder Girdle in Patients with Shoulder Complaints

From the abstract: In the population of patients without shoulder complaints the mobility in the cervical and upper thoracic spine was found to decrease with aging.functional disorders in the cervical spine, the higher thoracic spine and the adjoining ribs are not extrinsic causes of shoulder complaints, but an integral part of the intrinsic causes of shoulder complaints.

Sobel JS, Winters JC, Groenier K, Arendzen JH, Meyboom de Jong B.   J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1997 (May);20 (4): 257-262