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Accessory breathing muscles including upper trapezius, intercoastals, pecs, and rhomboid muscles have been sore for months. Causing breathing problems?

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Dr. Thomas Klein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Other way around

When you have breathing problem syou use your accessory muscles to help you breath.
The accessory muscles could ache when over used. The sequence of events is therefore: shortness of breath, accessory muscle use and then muscle strain.

In brief: Other way around

When you have breathing problem syou use your accessory muscles to help you breath.
The accessory muscles could ache when over used. The sequence of events is therefore: shortness of breath, accessory muscle use and then muscle strain.
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