Pain in Shoulder Blade Area

My daughter is 10 and is pitching. Several times she has complained about her right shoulder blade area hurting. Is this pain muscle related or is this something to do with her rotator area?

It is likely something in the rotator cuff region. I suspect shoulder instability meaning that the stabilizers muscle in the shoulder are not doing their job of stabilizing the shoulder joint during the pitching action. These muscles are the lower and middle trapezius and the rotator cuff. They are not design to produce a lot of force but to provide the body (shoulder joint) with stability. I would consult a physical therapist to assess her posture and look at muscular imbalances and they will be able to give you specific corrective exercises.

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