Name of test

What it tests

Long thoracic nerve

Serratus anterior muscle

C5, C6, C7 myotomes

How to do it

Patient pushes against wall with outstretched arm.

The normal response

What it means if not normal

Scapular winging is observed as a protrusion of the inferior angle of the scapula.


The serratus anterior muscle is innervated by the long thoracic nerve (C5, C6, C7).


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