Shoulder Screening | Cervical Spine & Neurological Examination

Shoulder Screening | Cervical Spine & Neurological Examination

This is the fourth lesson in the Shoulder Screening Module.


Upper limb pain can have many causes, and thorough examination of the cervical spine and associated neurology is critical in differentiating cervical spine referred pain and guiding management.

In this lesson we cover:

  • Somatic vs referred pain
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Cervical spine examination
  • Neurological examination
  • Criteria for imaging and referral

Learning Activities

  • 5 pre-reading articles
  • Video presentation (34 mins)
  • Lesson Quiz

Study time: 4 hrs (approx.)

Duration: 30 days
Price: NZ$60.00