Self Online features Heather Seidman, Physical Therapist out of Professional Physical Therapy in Hoboken, NJ. ProEx is a proud affiliate of Professional Physical Therapy. This article was also syndicated to Yahoo!
Heather discusses how the pectoral muscles "play a role in deep breathing, especially the pectoralis minor.” She also states that “the pectoral muscles are activated at a low level during many of our daily functions, such as driving or typing on a computer. Sitting for long periods of time causes pectoral tightness and rounded shoulders if we are not consciously aware of pulling our shoulders back and sitting up taller in our seats."
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