How do you stretch your serratus anterior?

How do you stretch your serratus anterior?

Arm Stretch

  1. Stand up tall with a straight spine.
  2. Place your right arm behind your back with the right elbow lightly bent.
  3. Reach behind your back with your left hand and grab hold of your right wrist.
  4. Pull your right wrist gently toward the left hip.
  5. Hold the stretch for 20 seconds, then repeat on the opposite side.

How do you stretch the serratus posterior superior?

The Serratus Posterior muscle helps with the expansion of the rib cage during inspiration. To stretch it, we’ll be doing the opposite. Hold both your shoulders with your opposite hands and exhale deeply. Tuck your chin into your chest and try to hold for about 30 seconds.

What causes serratus anterior tightness?

The most common causes of serratus muscle pain include: tension; stress; overuse. It is is common in sports with repetitive motions, eg swimming, tennis, or weightlifting (especially with heavy weights). This pain may also result from serratus anterior myofascial pain syndrome (SAMPS), a rare myofascial pain syndrome.

How do you release serratus posterior inferior?

Place your hands on the ball and push it away while staying situated in the same place. Sink into the stretch as much as you can. Hold for 30 seconds to a minute and release. This stretch is great for the Serratus Posterior Inferior and many other muscles in the back and shoulder complex.

How do you release serratus posterior?

What happens when your serratus anterior is weak?

Serratus anterior weakness leads to the most pronounced winging, which is accentuated with forward flexion of the arms and decreased with the arms at rest. The superior (medial) angle of the scapula is displaced closer to the midline, whereas the inferior angle swings laterally and away from the thorax.

How do you stretch the serratus posterior inferior?

Exhale and raise your right arm over your head so that your right bicep is next to your right ear. Lean and drape your body over the foam roller to stretch all the muscles in the right side of your torso, including your serratus posterior inferior. Hold this position for five to six deep breaths.

How do you do serratus wall slides?

Place your forearms against the wall at 90-degree angles, thumbs pointing back. Push into the wall to spread your shoulder blades apart. Tighten your core and think about pulling your ribcage down. Slide your arms up and down the wall, keeping your arms pushed into the wall and your shoulder blades apart.