Back Exercises Stretches Levator Scapulae Muscle Stretch
Now we are going to take a look at the levatorscapulae. Levator Scap is another important muscle up in this upper shoulder area. Thisis the muscle that is responsible when it is too tight you feel like your shouldersare pulled up high, hunched up high or almost even rolled forward a little. So this is agood one to stretch. You want to do this one daily. This is another on that can becauseyou that pinpoint pain coming along this upper part of your back area. A good way tostretch it is to take your hand and go ahead and grab, just like in the previous one, theother side and bring the ear down to the shoulder. Instead of looking down this way what youare going to want to do is look down that
side. and Now you are actually going to geta good stretch line here coming down. Again, it is important to always maintain that properposition, where you want to support your low back and it is curved and then through here.Again, with this exercise as you are coming down and this time you are looking towardsthat shoulder as opposed to the opposite side of the upper trap. That is the big differencefor this exercise. You want to make sure you actually get a hold of that. What is importantwith this is the head rotation that is how you differentiate between the levator scapand the upper trap. With the levator you want to remember that when you are down you arelooking down and towards that side versus
with the upper trap when you bring that headdown, you want to bring it down, but you want to be looking the opposite side.
Shoulder Blade Pain Relief
pain when he lift his arm up over his shoulderand at the same time lean forward or sideways. Also painful whenhe is coughing. He discovered that if he pull his shouldersback real tight cough, there's no pain. He went on and he said he can't think of anythingspecific but he mention intense golf haven't played for 10 years started playing a lotfor 3 weeks now he is hitting 50 in a couple of months. And haven't sort any medicalchiropractic orphysiotherapy help yet I asked him if he can point out where thepainpains isé Whether it's in middle left
or upper right of the subscapularis musclebase on the pic on the link he sent me. He said it's feel's like it's underthe shoulder blade but suspect it's something else and sent me to this website.This siteexplain the symptoms of where he thinks the pain is. BUT Can't really id which point hefeel the pain how should he go about locating the pointé By pressing on ité How should itfeelé Ok! I'm going to show you three steps toshoulder blade relief Number one to locate where the pain is, Inorder to locate where the pain is, you have to figure out what is a good muscle and whatis a pain muscle.
How do you figure out what is a good muscleand a muscle in painé A good muscle should feel like, for instance there's no painon your arm.you just touch here, see how mushy it is how bouncy it is. It's niceand soft, the muscle feels like normal.no pain. He said he had a pain on the left shoulderso in order to compare to that he has to press to feel the right shoulder and see if there'sa difference. The right shoulder he should feel soft and mushy nice and no pain justlike how we felt on the hand and on the pain area you will feel tightness and when youpress on it you will feel the pain. The tightness
is what we call knots. Now that we know the difference between agood muscle, a pain muscle or tight muscle.When we work on it you can feel how the tight musclewill become the soft muscle and you can see the difference. Second step is to loosen the muscles in thearea. What you need to do is look for a wall hand on the wall. 90Âº for the middle of theshoulder blade, 45Âº is for the lower part of the shoulder blade, 135Âº is for the upperpart of the shoulder. 135Âº for the upper part, 90Âº for the middleof the shoulder blade, 45Âº is for the lower
part and let take a look of the side view,one step forward hand on the wall and stretch make sure you bend your knees. Let's take a look at he front view, stepforward and stretch make sure your knee is bend. Now that we have number one locate where thepain is, number two loosen it up and number three I'm going to show you how to workon it. We go straight to the point of the area where you feel the pain, put some pressureon it, Make sure you use the tip of your fingers, here finger pads press on it and then movebackwards, forwards, backwards, forwards.