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Suprascapular nerve

Patient Positioning

Patient seated on a revolving stool, arm in slight internal rotation. Elbow flexed (90°), palm up.

Probe Positioning

On the top of the shoulder in a coronal plane over the acromioclavicular joint. Shift the probe medially and dorsally over the suprascapular notch.

Shoulder anterior view

Note: Doppler hepls you to identify the artery and the nerve nearby. The suprascapular nerve passes through the notch on its course over the scapula to the dorsal shoulder.