How can Your Shoulder Pain be caused by Shoulder Blade Positioning? || Battersea Physiotherapy

Your shoulder blade, scapula, can move in various directions which is all part of normal movement. It is also required to allow your shoulder the freedom of movement it requires. The key movements available are;

Hitch – Upwards

Drop – Downwards

Protraction – Forwards

Retraction – Backwards

There are also a number of movements we adopt in our posture and it is these habitual postures that cna influence our movement. Today we dive in to take a look at scapular tilt, the reason it happens and why it can cause you shoulder pain.

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