Shoulder Ext. Rotation

SHOULDER EXTERNAL ROTATION

 

 

 

Exercise 1

Bend both elbows to 90 degrees, have a pillow under the elbow of the operated arm for comfort. Hold a stick in both hands and gently push the operated arm out to the side KEEPING THE ELBOW TUCKED INTO YOUR SIDE and return.

This is a passive/active assisted exercise and can be done in the sitting or lying position.

Exercise 2

Keeping elbow firmly into your side, elbow at 90 degrees, rotate the arm away to the side and return it.
This is an active exercise

Exercise 3

Sitting by a table, fix a piece of elastic tubing/theraband to the leg of the table nearest you. Pull the band from 45 degrees to 90 degrees, no more. This is a resistive exercise.

Exercise 4

Lying on your side, hold a weight in your hand. Begin with your arm on your tummy, raise your arm to 90 degrees and return. Keep your elbow by your side. This is an advanced resistive exercise.

 

 

 

 

Exercise 5

Standing against a wall with your arm bent, push your hand against the wall. Hold for a count of five.

This is an isometric exercise.

Exercise 6

Elbow bent to 90 degrees and fixed into your side, hold the wrist of your operated arm and resist movement outwards into rotation.
This is an isometric exercise.