Winged scapula are often a result of the shoulder blade not being able to glide freely on the ribcage due to compression within it (poor breathing mechanics). This causes the scapula to deviate outward in an attempt to find more movement.
Breathing is generally a highly underappreciated aspect of our posture and daily lives. Given that we take 20,000+ breaths per…
The ISA reflects the strategy the body is using to most easily direct air in and out via the path of least resistance. The infrasternal ribs are the most pliable (“changeable”) in the entire axial skeleton, so they are easily reformed because they don’t attach on the sternum.
SURPRISE – Your body is not symmetrical. Actually, almost everything we do is quite asymmetrical.
What it ultimately comes down to is that we favor our right sides and our asymmetrical nature puts us in this position.