Sports Dieticians consultant

Rounded shoulders is caused when the resting shoulder position moves forward than the usual shoulder position.

It affects the ideal shoulder alignment and causes postural imbalance if not corrected or treated.

The shoulders look slumped in position, hence the term Rounded Shoulders. 

If someone is observed from the side view, it looks as if the shoulders have curved in the forward direction.

This kind of postire causes stress on the shoulder and neck muscles.

Causes of rounded shoulders:

Other pathological causes of rounded shoulders:

How can Rounded Shoulders be prevented?

Rounded shoulders caused due to pathological issues need attention by consulting an Orthopaedic doctor and a proper exercise prescription from a physiotherapist.

Dr. Janhvi Vayada – Clinical Sports Physiotherapist

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