How to manage Trapezitis?

Living and managing:

  • Remember to stretch. Correct your posture
  • Change your sleeping positions frequently if your muscles are weak
  • Take small breaks while gazing at mobiles, laptop, TV screens
  • You can prevent and relieve pain in your trapezius muscles by exercising
  • Carry cross bags or bag packs
  • Perform breathing exercises

This article has been authored by Dr. Ridwana Sanam in her personal capacity. The views and opinions expressed in this article are the author's own and do not reflect the views of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Please note that no part of this website content is intended as medical advice. Kindly visit your doctor for diagnosis and medical advice for your knee problems/pain.


     1. Textbook of Orthopedics by J Maheshwari
     2. Therapeutics Exercise- Foundations and techniques by Carolyn Kisner and Lynn Allen Colby
     3. Muscle testing and Function with posture and Pain by Florence Peterson Kendall


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