Medial Scapular Winging

Medial Scapular Winging is seen in: Serratus anterior muscle  weakness & Long thoracic nerve dysfunction
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 Medial Scapular Winging

What is Medial Scapular Winging?

  • Medial Scapular Winging is seen in:

    • Serratus anterior muscle  weakness.
    • Long thoracic nerve dysfunction.

How it's Performed?

  • While standing, have the patient forward flex their arm to 90 degrees and push against a wall (or other stationary object).

What does a positive Medial Scapular Winging mean?

  • Positive if the inferior border of the scapula migrates medially.


  • Campbel's Operative Orthopaedics 13th Book
  • Orthobullets

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