The previous poster has given you some great suggestions. I agree that taking short stretch breaks at work (if possible) can help prevent some of the tightness and soreness that you're experiencing. Here's an article you might also find helpful:
I'm trying to get back into a workout routine while I'm slowly recovering from bronchiolitis(makes it harder to breathe, especially with exertion). I was doing shorter, less intense workouts just to keep myself moving in someway. Feeling better now, I tried to do a longer, more intense workout, keeping it low impact and trying not to bounce around like I was used to doing. I didn't expect to finish the workout(didn't) but it wasn't all because of my breathing issue. The muscles in my upper back/shoulders(right between the shoulder blades, below the neck...kinda like the area you almost can't scratch yourself) got really tense and sore and it hurt to move them. I would stop to catch my breathe now and then but my back didn't seem to improve. Long story short, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for stretches I could do for that area? I know a huge part of the problem is my job. I spend a good part of my day hunched over a desk building some assembly for hours on end. So any help would be appreciated! Thanks!
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