Rhomboid pain is a condition in which the pain is manifested in the rhomboid muscles located on either side of our spine. These muscles help in stability of shoulder blade, help in throwing and pulling things, to rotate our torso, to move our arm over the head and to pull back and rotate our shoulder blade.
You can sprain or strain your rhomboid muscles by doing any activities that overwork your back, shoulders, and arms, including:
The first thing to do when you have a rhomboid muscle injury is to stop the activity that caused the injury. Resting your muscles will give them time to heal. Ask your doctor when it’s safe for you to play again or see a physical therapist.
To relieve pain from a rhomboid muscle injury, try these self-care measures:
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