Wrap Around Shoulder Stretch
- Stand upright
- Wrap your arms around your shoulders as if hugging yourself
- Pull your shoulders back
Primary muscles: Trapezius. Rhomboids. Latissimus dorsi. Posterior deltoid.
Secondary muscles: Infraspinatus. Teres minor.
Injury where stretch may be useful: Dislocation. Subluxation. Acromioclavicular separation. Sternoclavicular separation. Impingement syndrome. Rotator cuff tendonitis. Shoulder bursitis. Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis).
Note: Perform the stretch slowly, especially when pulling your shoulders.