Scapular Dyskinesis And Its Ayurvedic Treatment With Herbal Remedies


Scapula or the shoulder blade is a bone placed on the upper portion of the back. It is supported by a number of muscles and are responsible for the appropriate movement of the shoulder. There are various difficulties which can hinder the normal movement of the shoulder or arm. One such condition is scapular dyskinesis. The causes, symptoms, diagnosis and ayurvedic aspect of scapular dyskinesis is described as follows.


The term in scapular dyskinesis refers to abnormality in the normal motion or movement. Scapular dyskinesis is identified when the shoulder blade does not function in a natural manner. Scapular dyskinesia is a condition whereby the shoulder blade does not move in a natural way. This movement can either be limited or the shoulder blade can move to places where it should not go. The most common problem associated with scapular dyskinesis is pain and weakness of the muscles which are attached to it. While scapular dyskinesis is an individual disease, it may also be related with a variety of health conditions. The details regarding the causes and symptoms will be explained as follows.


There could be a variety of causes underlying the condition of scapular dyskinesis. It may vary from patient to patient. The various reasons resulting in the condition of scapular dyskinesis can be injuries leading to damage to the nerves, muscles or the joints, etc. There may be different pathological conditions that may result in damaging the supporting structures such as muscles, etc. The loss of flexibility may also be responsible for the condition of scapular dyskinesis. Weakness in the body, especially the core, hips, etc. may give rise to the condition of scapular dyskinesis. Bone fractures or weakness of the bones can also result in scapular dyskinesis. Apart from these, there may be a variety of causes, such as a sports injury. Almost ninety percent of the cases arise due to a dislocated injury. Sports like swimming, volleyball, gymnastics, etc. will make the individual more prone to the condition of scapular dyskinesis. This deformity is observed usually in the males of the age group of 18 to 25 years. These will result in different symptoms described as follows.

scapular dyskinesis


The symptoms of scapular dyskinesis will include pain and weakness in the muscles which are attached to the scapula. Scapular dyskinesis can cause pain in the shoulder area, upper chest and in some cases, the mid back region. This pain usually occurs during or after movements of the shoulder blade and is often difficult to isolate. Also there is a possibility of weakness in the muscles attached to the scapula. The symptoms, although will vary from patient to patient, the above described being the most commonly observed. The most common could be as follows. The pain aggravates especially when you raise your arm or while lifting weight. The patient complains of reduced strength in the arm and shoulder. The shoulder region appears to be asymmetrical and looks similar to wings or a bit out of the place. These symptoms may intensify and may be accompanied or associated with excessive stiffness in shoulder, chronic inflammation, etc.


For diagnosing any diseased condition or deformity, a detailed history should be obtained from the patient. This history would include giving details about the pain such as specific movements that aggravate the pain, when it was first experienced, when the restricted movement was observed, etc. This will be suggestive of the condition. For the confirmatory diagnosis, X- rays or MRI may not be required. The examination of your physical signs may be enough to diagnose scapular dyskinesis. In some cases,a nerve test may be advised, the purpose would be to evaluate the extent of the damage to the nerve. As soon as the condition is diagnosed, appropriate medical treatment should be provided.


The modern system of medicine deals with the condition of scapular dyskinesis through physical therapy or rehabilitation. This may need the guidance of a trained physiotherapist. This will depend on the extent of the condition and the field of movement of the joint. The physiotherapy may be required for different time periods depending on the condition, usually it lasts for four to eight weeks. These therapies may be accompanied with a dose of oral medications also such as analgesics or anti- inflammatory medicines to cope up with the pain and inflammation. Various exercises may also be advised to improve the strength of the muscles and improve the movement. This was the modern practice of medicine, let’s have a look on the ayurvedic perspective also.


The modern perspective of the condition of scapular dyskinesis is described now the Ayurvedic point of view regarding the scapular dyskinesis will be detailed as follows. The condition of scapular dyskinesis can be related to avabahuka in the Ayurvedic perspective. Ayurveda describes avbahuk as a result of the following causative factors such as vata aggravating factors, injury to the neck, dislocation of the shoulder joint, an overgrowth or tumor, etc. This will lead to loss of functions, restricted movement, reduced strength and even atrophy of the muscles. This condition can be dealt with appropriate treatment strategy which includes a variety of ayurvedic formulations such as boswellia curumin, rumogin 5 capsules, ashwagandha capsules, etc. These ayurvedic formulations will be described as follows.


Planet Ayurveda is providing various preparations of natural herbs such as  rumogin 5 capsules, ashwagandha capsules, etc. which are prepared using authentic ways and provide great results in improving the condition of scapular dyskinesis. All the herbal products manufactured here are free from chemicals, preservatives, starch, additives, colors and fillers. These products are hundred percent natural and are formulated by MD Ayurvedic doctors with deep knowledge of Ayurveda and many years of experience. The ayurvedic formulations beneficial for the condition of scapular dyskinesis is described as follows.

Ayurvedic Treatment For Scapular Dyskinesis
Herbal Supplements for Scapular Dyskinesis

1. Boswellia Curcumin

Boswellia curcumin is an ayurvedic formulation being prepared by planet ayurveda in the form of capsules. It contains a combination of beneficial ayurvedic herbs such as shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and haridra or turmeric (Curcuma longa). This combination helps to manage the pain sensations effectively. It is also known to provide strength to the muscles and bones in the body. Boswellia curcumin capsules will thus help to improve the movement and hence manage the condition of scapular dyskinesis.

Dose – One capsule two times a day, after meals.  

2. Yograj Guggul

Yograj guggul is being prepared by planet ayurveda using various natural and beneficial ayurvedic components such as cumin (Cuminum cyminum), Pippali (Piper longum), bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), etc. This combination of herbs is beneficial in a variety of health conditions. Yograj guggul is very effective in managing the various anti-inflammatory conditions of the joints and bones. This helps to pacify the excessive vata dosha from the body. In turn, this will help to improve the functioning of the shoulder.

Dosage – Two tablets two times a day, after meals.

3. Rumogin 5 capsules

Rumogin 5 capsules are prepared by planet ayurveda using various natural ingredients such as haridra (Curcuma longa), maricha (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), etc. It helps to pacify the aggravated vata dosha from the body. This will help to improve the movement of the shoulder, and will also be effective in managing stiffness and pain impulses. Thus, benefitting the patient of scapular dyskinesis.

Dosage – One capsule two times a day, after meals.

4. Ashwagandha Capsule

Ashwagandha capsules are prepared by planet ayurveda using the natural extracts of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). The ayurvedic drug ashwagandha is known to be very beneficial for improving the various vataj conditions. It contains various medicinal properties such as antioxidant properties, immune boosting properties, etc. The extracts of ashwagandha are also beneficial in improving the bone and muscle strength of the body.

Dosage – One capsule two times a day, after meals.

5. Hakam Churna

Planet ayurveda prepares hakam churna which contains a variety of beneficial ayurvedic components such as kalonji (Nigella sativa), ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi), etc. This will help to improve the digestive system and remove the toxins residing in the form of undigested food. Further, balance between the three dosha (vata, pitta, kapha) will be stabilized and thus, enhancing the overall health condition of the body.

Dosage – 1/2 tsp two times a day with warm water.

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In a nutshell, it can be concluded that the condition of scapular dyskinesis can be managed effectively through ayurvedic formulations as described earlier. The one aspiring to get rid of the diseased condition or maintaining the health of the body, must strictly follow the ayurvedic principles. Constant efforts should be made to stay on the healthier side by following a healthy diet and lifestyle along with the use of natural ayurvedic formulations.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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