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What are some exercises to get rid of bad winged scapula? I have access to a fully equipped gym. Thanks!

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Scapular Stabilizers

See a physical therapist who has significant experience with scapular stabilizing exercises.
Working on the muscles around the scapula may make a sigificant improvement.

In brief: Scapular Stabilizers

See a physical therapist who has significant experience with scapular stabilizing exercises.
Working on the muscles around the scapula may make a sigificant improvement.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Michele Arnold
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Postural

First, learn about and perfect optimal neck & shoulder girdle posture.
While maintaining that good form/posture, you should perform resistance exercises that target your middle trapezius, rhomboids, & possibly your latissimus dorsi muscles. If your scapulae wing during the exercise, you place your rotator cuff tendons at risk. I recommend getting a personal trainer or physical therapist to help.

In brief: Postural

First, learn about and perfect optimal neck & shoulder girdle posture.
While maintaining that good form/posture, you should perform resistance exercises that target your middle trapezius, rhomboids, & possibly your latissimus dorsi muscles. If your scapulae wing during the exercise, you place your rotator cuff tendons at risk. I recommend getting a personal trainer or physical therapist to help.
Dr. Michele Arnold
Dr. Michele Arnold
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2 doctors agree

In brief: See physical therapi

Weakness of some muscles cause winged scapula and need to be investigated.
Eg some muscle dystrophy, nerve damage etc.

In brief: See physical therapi

Weakness of some muscles cause winged scapula and need to be investigated.
Eg some muscle dystrophy, nerve damage etc.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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