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Rhomboid Major and Minor – Massage Therapy Notes

Pain between the shoulder blades is seldom rhomboids. At times, the client has trapped and arrgraveted the rhomboid muscles against a hard surface and they need direct calming. More often, they have extreme imbalances between the extrinsic back and extrinsic chest muscles. When the problem is postural, Imbalances are usually easy to see. The shoulders …

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Self Care – Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Slouching

Change these activities: The rhomboid major and minor muscles refer pain between the shoulder blades while slouching. You can usually quick to get relief when the muscles are no longer chronically overstretched. So, changing your activities makes a big difference in getting results. Strengthening your back helps to make lasting changes that prevent the return …

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Rhomboids & Serratus Posterior Superior – Neuromuscular Massage Protocol

This neuromuscular massage protocol from The Workbook of Classical Neuromuscular Massage is best sequenced with other protocols. It addresses the rhomboid major, rhomboid minor and serratus posterior superior. However, it needs to be combined with other protocols, especially the lamina groove protocol, which catches the medial attachments. Review of Serratus Posterior Superior These therapy notes …

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Rhomboid Major and Minor Muscles – Functional Anatomy

Rhomboid Muscles Rhomboid Minor Origin: the lower nuchal ligament, the supraspinous ligaments, and spinous processes along C7 and T1. Insertion: the medial border of the scapula near the root of the spine of the scapula Function: retraction of the scapula, assist in downward rotation of the scapula, stabilizes scapula during flexion and abduction Rhomboid Major: Origin: the …

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Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Slouching

People complain of aching along the inside of the shoulder blade while slouching. Also, it is annoyingly tender along the edge of the shoulder blade when pressed. The hurt the upper back usually begins when they are slumped forward at a desk for a while. This position lets the shoulder blades spread and the chest …

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