Anatomy Trains: Myofascial Meridians for Manual and Movement by Thomas W. Myers

By Thomas W. Myers

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This is your upper trapezius muscle (and levator scapula). If it is actively firing when you swing your arm back it is working when it should not be and is almost certainly short and the muscles below the shoulder blade (middle and lower trapezius, serratus anterior) will be weakened. 7 A: Normal trunk flexion. B: Abnormal trunk flexion test, showing overactive/short psoas muscle activity A B 28 Maintaining Body Balance, Flexibility and Stability Functional test 6 • Still standing in front of the mirror with arms hanging down, bend one arm at the elbow to 90° and slowly raise the arm sideways.

If so scalenes (posterior, medius and anterior) are probably shortened. These are often a source of neck and/or arm pain. See MET exercises 1, 6, 12 Functional test 4 • Lie on your back and extend your arms in front of you as in a ‘sleep walking’ position. • With your back flat against the floor and your legs straight, try to lift your head and then your shoulder blades off the floor using your abdominal muscles (see Fig. 7A). • If your heels leave the floor before your shoulder blades do, your psoas muscles are overactive and probably short (see Fig.

If subscapularis is normal length your arm will be able to lie palm up, parallel with the edge of the bed. • If the lower arm is elevated, subscapularis is short. 30 Shortness in subscapularis means the arm cannot lie flat in this position Shortness test 26 • Sit with the arm to be tested behind your back, palm facing backward. Try to reach across to touch the area just above your opposite hip with your fingertips. If this is not easily achieved, supraspinatus and/or infraspinatus may be short (see Fig.

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