Round Shoulder S y n d ro m e
BY JOHN A. BLIEVERNICHT, MA
How to assess, correct and prevent this common condition in your clients.
itness professionals often encounter clients who have noticeably rounded shoulders. It is important to understand that this condition--commonly known as round shoulder syndrome--involves more than just compromised posture. In fact, the forward positioned scapulae cha...
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