Basics Course Pectoralis Muscles - T Tool

OVERVIEW

Pectoralis Major

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By Part of Tool

WIDE

Used for broad work over the large areas of the muscle using light to moderate strokes.

NARROW

Used for focused work around the attachment points.

ROUNDED HEADPIECE

The broad pressure of this edge distributes the force along a large surface area, which is important to not press too hard on the ribs with a sharper tool.

Key Takeaways

  • Typically a tight muscle in office workers
  • Stretching this muscle causes a lot of shoulder stress; manual therapy can be a better solution
  • Consider upper back strength in relation to the pec major

Precautions

Avoid pressing on the scapular spine and borders of the scapula.