I have recently noticed that I have a huge asymmetry in the cross body shoulder stretch. In particular, when stretching the left arm, I can push it to be almost parallel, to my body, while with my right arm I can't, and it stops at a 30 degrees angles with the body, because it seems the pectoral muscles on that side gets on the way. Can it be because I'm more tight on the pectoral on that side of the body?

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    In my opinion the best solution to this would be to go see a professional physio therapist and ask for various exercises and stretches to do to fix the issue, and then actually do whats prescribed. Based on your description, I have absolutely no idea what you mean. Dec 20, 2019 at 8:51

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If something blocks particular move, I usually feel what that is. I mean is it because of joint, or muscle, or something is on the way - like other muscle. It hard to tell, and your picture do not help. ;)

If you are right handed, then your idea is more possible.

Do you have pain? Please do some tests, for your shoulders. To see if everything is OK.

  • What picture? I don't see any and the question hasn't been edited.
    – Sean Duggan
    Apr 28, 2018 at 0:24
  • perhaps moving to wiki / community makes editions not visible... Apr 28, 2018 at 10:11

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