Archive for December 2013

December 31, 2013

Arm and Forearm Pain? Release Your Shoulders/ Chest!

 

By increasing the movement in your shoulders you will decrease the stress on your arms and forearms. If you have numb or altered sensation in your hands or decreased strength. Start by releasing your shoulders, neck and chest, then you can work on your forearms.

Here are some great yoga videos to help you succeed.

Yoga for shoulders-and-upper-back

Chest-Opener

December 19, 2013

Pectoralis Stretch

 

What are the pectoralis muscle (Pecs):  well a picture is worth a thousand words. the Pecs will roll the shoulders forward and be part of a postural change creating pain in the neck and upper back. Therefore stretching the Pectoralis minor and major muscles will decrease the stress on the neck and upperback.

 

Here is how you stretch these muscles.