Low Trap Progression


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 04-Apr-2014

An imbalance in your trapezius muscle, resulting from reciprocal inhibition, can cause the upper portion to dominate the rest which in turn can lead to everything from headaches and neck pain, to poor shoulder health. Strengthening your lower trapezius is an effective way to reduce this imbalance, decrease pain and improve overall shoulder health.
 

Here’s a video from Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville that demonstrates how to activate the lower portion of the trapezius muscle with two progressions from the basic movement:

 

 


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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