Optimizing Shoulder Health: Understanding Shoulder Blade Mobility

Shoulder Anatomy

Many cases of chronic shoulder dysfunction arise from limited shoulder blade mobility. Proper movement of the shoulder blade is crucial for optimal arm mobility at the glenohumeral joint. Without it, lifting the arm can cause pain and strain on the rotator cuff. Understanding scapulohumeral rhythm and strengthening the rotator cuff are vital for healthy shoulders. This blog explores shoulder blade mechanics, breathing techniques, and exercises to enhance shoulder health and prevent dysfunction.