So I’ve had tight pecs for like 10 years and I really need some advice on solving this issue.
Does anyone have any advice on loosening tight pecs?
I’ve been seeing a chiropractor that is ART certified for about a year now and I think itâ??s helped some. Before I had a lot of knots around my shoulder blades and thatâ??s all better. I think heâ??s done a lot of good on me, but my pecs are still tight.
Iâ??ve tried stretching and that just makes them tighter. Iâ??ve tried using a thera cane and that’s helped a little. It still feels tight underneath pecs. When I use the thera cane on my pecs, usually I feel pain in my back near my shoulder blades. I donâ??t really ever try to stretch them anymore because I think that only makes things worse.
I play volleyball and when I hit, the ball is pulled across my body. So I have trouble hitting the ball straight. I’m left-handed and itâ??s not just my left side thatâ??s tight, both sides are tight.
When I was young and stupid I did a lot bench pressing and not much pulling. I also wore a heavy backpack to school so I think that contributed to my upper back problems. I think my upper back and traps may be weak. I donâ??t know if this is contributing to the problem.
I’ve been doing a lot of functional training stuff such as y, t, w, lâ??s, scap push ups. etc.
I’ve got Mike Robertson’s Inside Out program and Iâ??ve done a lot of that stuff.
I also get some pain near the anterior deltoid after hitting a bunch of volleyballs.
Does anyone have any advice on what I should do?
Thanks in advance for help!