Posterior Shoulder Stretch II

This stretch is great for rotator cuff injuries and can be also be performed before exercise, especially if throwing is involved.

Teaching Points

  • Stand with your hand on the middle of your back and the elbow pointing out.  
  • Use the other hand to pull the elbow forwards.
  • Make sure you keep your back hand still.  
  • Hold for between 10 and 30 seconds.

Variations

Muscles Stretched

Related Injuries