Favoring one side of the body tends to create muscular imbalance
This is because remaining in these positions for long periods of time lengthens the rhomboids and shortens the pectoral muscles in the chest (which work in opposition to the rhomboids), creating a muscular imbalance
that can result in back pain.
Muscle tension dysphonia (MTD) is a voice disorder related to muscular imbalance
in and around the vocal mechanism.
(18) reported that the muscular imbalance
in the shoulder region can be a factor in the development of lateral epicondylitis and thus the compensatory movements of weak shoulder muscles can cause injuries in the elbow region due to excessive loads.
The way you sit can also contribute to this muscular imbalance
Values below 50 % indicate a severe level of muscular imbalance
(Zabka et al.).
Sitting at an angle, or leaning slightly to one side, like when using a computer, also can cause a muscular imbalance
, as your hip flexors may shorten on one side, but not the other.
This is the consequence of muscular imbalance
and capsular retraction that can cause a subluxation of the femoral head and finally a complete dislocation .
With scoliosis the muscles can easily get tight and painful as there is a muscular imbalance
(2009) have found higher percentage of lower limb muscular imbalance
within junior players (< 17 years - 61%; < 21 years - 58%) than adult players (50%).
It adjusts posture, alignment and provides the body with positive energy." Pilates is a great rehabilitation exercise for those suffering from muscular imbalance
, musculoskeletal conditions and spinal injuries, provided it's performed under the supervision of a trained clinical Pilates physiotherapist.
If the squint persists, muscular imbalance
may be corrected by surgery, but this is not an option until your child is at least two.