One of the few times depression is a good thing is when we’re talking about the shoulder blades. Unfortunately, most people aren’t in the habit of having depressed shoulders. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Our tendacy is to slouch and lift the shoulder to the ears throughout the day. These bad habits can be especially prevalent during times of stress and often lead to tension and pain in the neck and upper back.
A reporter thought that Achilles tendon and knee injuries from running might mean he’d never be able to enjoy the sport again. It turns out that the pain may have been from lack of use. But stretching and strengthening exercises can reverse that decline.