Posterior Stretching Exercise for the Shoulder

Posterior stretching exercise for the shoulder

  • Hold the elbow of your injured arm with your opposite hand.
  • Use your hand to pull your injured arm gently up and across your body. You will feel a gentle stretch across the back of your injured shoulder.
  • Hold for at least 15 to 30 seconds, then slowly lower your arm.
  • Repeat 2 to 4 times.

ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine

Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine

Specialist Medical Reviewer Timothy Bhattacharyya, MD

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Brian D. O'Brien, MD - Internal Medicine & Timothy Bhattacharyya, MD