I felt compelled to write this post because since I have added massage therapy to my skill set and incorporate massaging the pectoralis major and minor into my massages it is so crazy how people just can’t take much pressure in this area. Certainly it has to be a combination of sitting at the computer or driving as well as just general poor posture from biomechanics or sports related activities.
Peeps! Touch your pec muscles weekly for a small self rub down near the attachment points at the breast bone (sternum) and near the armpit / anterior shoulder and collarbone. Check out the video below I made specifically for this post. This can be done every other day or a few times per week. After a workout or a hot shower is great as your body is warm and so if the fascia which becomes more gel like and easier to manipulate and probably more responsive and less painful as well. Breathe through it!
Why put off your fitness…..let’s discuss your fitness & nutrition needs. All it takes is a call or text to get the conversation started. Maybe you can be one of the charter clients for South Carolina location, LET’S GET MOVING, even if it’s online for now. Plans to restart construction by the fall 2022. Don’t get me started on why we paused as I’m trying to remain zen.
Tonya Tittle, M.S., ACSM, LMT, TPI Level 1
Owner/Dir. of Training
(Club 29 Fitness Inc.)