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Scalene tightness & Thoracic outlet syndrome

Do you know what is Scalene tightness & Thoracic outlet syndrome??


Scalene tightness & Thoracic outlet syndrome is due to stress and tightness of scalene.





 

Do you know what Symptoms for Scalene tightness & Thoracic outlet syndrome?


  1. Pain around side of neck and upper back

  2. Increase in breathing rate

  3. Occasional numbness or coldness in hand



 

What will causes to Scalene tightness & Thoracic outlet syndrome?


Scalene tightness/ upper back pain are commonly caused by stress, the overuse of scalene to help breathing, and lack of exercise and stretches. As a result, the scalene becomes tighter and tighter, overtime and causes pain.






 

How to sooth Scalene tightness & Thoracic outlet syndrome??

  1. Shrug shoulder hole 5s

  2. Squeeze your shoulder blade together and hold 5s

  3. Do 5x, as often as you can


 

Treatment Focus??


Because the cause of injury is due to stress and tightness of scalene, the best treatment is to repeat our soothing tip every 2hrs plus general stretches of the neck, practice slow diaphragm breathing, and have a stress management plan, such as finding time for activities that relax you, creating a healthy lifestyle etc. Contact us If you want to know more!

 

Best tool

BearTrap massage tool is designed by a Australian physiotherapist which is one of the best tool for relieving the scalene & upper back pain. All you have to do is to follow their videos to relieve the tightness and pain of your scalene/ upper back.







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