I had to take a break from working out for 3 months due to Trapezitis(inflammation of Trapezius muscle).

While resuming after a long break, what precautions do I need to take so that I won't encounter the same problem(Trapezitis) again??

Do I need to avoid/add any exercises to get rid of Trapezitis??

Thank you.


itis” type injuries typically result from overuse. The overuse can be caused by poor posture, bad exercise form, and, not enough rest between training the affected muscles to name a few reasons. If you haven't already, you should speak to a Physical Therapist about how to rehab your condition. A physical therapist will be able to determine the root cause of the problem and suggest ways to resolve your condition.

  • +1 Good answer. Am I the only one that's never heard of this? There's no areas for impingement I can think of for your traps...... Who diagnosed you and how - there are no clinical tests for Trapezitis?
    – Mike-DHSc
    Sep 2 '17 at 0:28
  • Do urgent MRI to verify if you do not have hernia. If Hernia then do not repeat heavy weights and remove all type of activity cause its serious for life time.
    – YumYumYum
    Sep 8 '17 at 9:16

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