Flawless Motion News — weak shoulder blades
Posted by Margie Olds on
Surfing can place a lot of stress on shoulder muscles and the shoulder joint.We commonly see surfers in the clinic who have been out surfing and get shoulder pain.
Commonly we see weakness around the shoulder blade muscles, which increases load on the shoulder. This can happen because we spend a lot of time sitting down & facing forward, driving, working on computers etc.
The most common muscle that is weak in surfers is lower trapezius.
Here are a progression of exercises, that can be used to increase lower trapezius strength and keep you free of shoulder pain this summer