Reverse Shoulder Stretch
- Stand upright
- Clasp your hands together behind your back
- Lift your arms upwards slowly
Primary muscles: Anterior deltoid.
Secondary muscles: Biceps brachii. Brachialis. Coracobrachialis.
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: Avoid leaning forward when you lift your arms upward.
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