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Therapist Notes – Pain inside shoulder blade when slouching while seated

Pain between the shoulder blades is seldom rhomboids unless the client has trapped the rhomboid muscle against a hard surface or they have extremely imbalanced extrinsic back and extrinsic chest muscle. When the problem is postural, the shoulders and upper back are notably rounded or the upper back is very straight and shoulder blades are …

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Self Care – Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Slouching

Change these activities: Change your seating. Get one that doesn’t make you want to slouch or has a softer back. Make sure that your computer screen is at eye level and your hips are slightly above your knees when you sit. This post has a couple of different approaches to seated posture that doesn’t pain …

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Extrinsic Back Muscles- Functional Anatomy

Extrinsic Back Muscles Extrinsic back muscles connect the occiput, spine, and pelvis to the upper extremity. They elevate and depress the scapula but, mostly, retract the scapula. Click on the images below for more information about the anatomy and pain patterns of these muscles.        Wikipedia entry for muscle Tony Preston has a practice in Atlanta, …

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Pain Between Shoulder Blades When Slouching

People complain of aching along the inside of the shoulder blade that is annoyingly tender when pressed. It begins to ache when they are slumped forward at a desk so that the shoulder blades are spread and the chest is closed. It is sharper and more painful when they press the inside edge of their …

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