Shoulder blades

Discussion in 'Health and Fitness' started by manutdftw, May 7, 2007.

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  1. anybody know a warm up for muscle between shoulder blades i just went for a jog and after i cudnt run back had to walk every step was agaony between the shoulder blades think i pulled something lol
  2. Are you on about the trapezius muscle ?
    If so simply rotating your head from side to side, rolling your head back and forwards under control, tilting your head from side to side a number of times will do the trick.

    How many times ? Hey, everyone is different....!!!!!!!!! could take 20 - 30 head turns or even 50.........!

    Still hurting ? Rest, Ice and massage.!!!!!!!
  3. thanks a boiling hot bath seems to have done the trick
  4. Funny that isn't it?

    When I run my shoulders start to hurt long long before my legs start to complain.

    I haven't got a clue why.
  5. Poor hygiene.
  6. It can be a type of stitch where the pain gets referred to the shoulder. My right shoulder hurts if I really push myself (or haven't been training enough recently)

    Have a look here:

    Bloody annoying anyway!
  7. Are you tensing up your shoulders when you run? Its quite common.. once you are aware of it its quite easy to break the habit.

  8. The nerve supply to the diaphragm is from the same root as the nerves that supply your shoulder area. When your diaphragm becomes 'tired' during exercise (just like any other muscle) you feel the discomfort in the shoulders because of that shared nerve supply. As Timpatient said, it's called referred pain.

    Provided that you aren't doing anything funky with your shoulders when you run and just keep them relaxed, that is.