Bent-Over Chest Stretch
• Stand straight facing a wall
• Place both hands on the wall just above your head
• Lower your shoulders slowly and slightly move your chin down towards the ground
Primary muscles: Pectoralis major and minor. Anterior deltoid.
Secondary muscles: Serratus anterior. Teres major.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Dislocation. Subluxation. Acromioclavicular separation. Sternoclavicular separation. Impingement syndrome. Rotator cuff tendonitis. Shoulder bursitis. Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis). Chest strain. Pectoral muscle insertion inflammation.
Note: Keep your arms straight during the stretch and point your fingers straight upwards.
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