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I did a lot of heavy shoulder to overhead work this week, and noticed a little bit of tightness yesterday in my right shoulder. I woke up this morning, and was unable to flex my right trapezius muscle. There is no pain associated with it, and I’m still able to perform a lot of shoulder movements. I did a lot of mobility this morning in the first rib area, but have yet to find anything super junky.
You may need to work on things for a couple times to start to see a difference.
Have you addressed any of the other areas?
Are you seeing improvements?
I posed a similar question earlier this week under “Possible nerve impingement..”
It’s been that way for a couple of years for me. I first noticed it after a BJJ injury involving a very sudden very hard distraction of my shoulder. It doesn’t seem to limit my movement. However my shoulder does just have a faint uncomfortable feeling all the time.
Mine does seem to be improving ever so slightly with scap and t-spine work and a bit of conscious effort when pressing heavy overhead or doing gymnastic movements.
Is it possible you were just unable to flex it earlier and only just noticed this now?