Scapular stabilization Mid/low trap strengthening

Mid and low trap weakness can lead to shoulder pain, neck pain, and poor posture. 😭

Try these strengthening exercises if you have shoulder or neck pain or more importantly, to prevent getting pain in the future.👍

T's--mid trap strengthening

  • Lie face down on an exercise ball with the ball under your stomach
  • Keep your chin slightly tucked
  • Put your arms in a "T" position with your thumbs pointing up toward the ceiling
  • Squeeze your shoulder blades together to raise your arms up toward the ceiling
  • Don't let your lower back arch or your shoulders come up toward your ears

Y's--low trap strengthening

  • Lie face down on an exercise ball with your chin slightly tucked
  • Put your arms in a "Y" position with your thumbs pointing up
  • Squeeze your shoulder blades down and back to raise your arms upwards
  • Don't arch your back or let your shoulders come up toward your ears
  • Perform 2 sets of 10 of each exercise