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The Scapular Flip Test is designed to recognize abnormal scapular position defined by winging/tipping of the scapula on resisted external rotation. Originally created to detect scapular dysfunction with spinal accessory nerve damage, the Scapular Flip Test may be a simple screening tool for any scapular dysfunction that results from breast cancer surgery and treatment to the shoulder and axillary region.
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Henzler, Carlie S.; Fisher, Mary I.; Pfalzer, Lucinda A.; Levy, Ellen; Harrington, Shana E.; Gerber, Naomi L.; and Stout, Nicole L., "Scapular Performance in Women with Breast Cancer Compared to Healthy Controls" (2016). University of Dayton Doctor of Physical Therapy Annual Research Symposium. 24.