Michael Salata, Author at Neurology Advisor

Michael Salata

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Evaluation and Management of Suprascapular Nerve Palsy

The Problem Suprascapular nerve palsy is a relatively uncommon cause of shoulder pain and dysfunction, but can lead to significant disability. Injury to the suprascapular nerve generally occurs either through a traction injury or a compressive mechanism. Suprascapular nerve injury most frequently occurs at the suprascapular and spinoglenoid notches. The suprascapular nerve gives motor branches…

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