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Exercise and Muscle of the Week: Serratus Anterior

The serratus anterior muscle is THE core muscle of the shoulder and arm. It lifts and supports the shoulder blade and arm from below and underneath. This muscle is key to good posture.

During the day at work, school, and chores and sports, to remind the serratus anterior to contract and help you have good posture and reduce pain, here is a video:

 

If you are interested in research on the serratus anterior and shoulder pain, here is a link to an article: http://www.aott.org.tr/index.php/aott/article/view/4897/2610