Assisted Seated Shoulder Internal Rotation Stretch for Rotator Cuff Static

STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Assisted Seated Shoulder Internal Rotation Stretch for Rotator Cuff Static

Partner should externally rotate your shoulder/arm until the first resistance barrier is felt.

Hold for 20-30 seconds, repeat for 2-3 reps.

Beginning

Beginning Seated Shoulder Internal Rotation Stretch

Your partner and you should stand as pictured (video).

Movement

Seated Shoulder Internal Rotation Stretch Movement

1. While seated, move the arm on the side you want to stretch toward the middle of your back. The palm of your hand should face out. Cup your other hand under the hand that's behind your back.

2. Gently push your cupped hand upward until you feel the stretch in the shoulder.

Benefits

Seated Shoulder Internal Rotation Stretch Benefits

Seated shoulder internal rotation stretches can help with reduced risk of injury to the shoulder. Stretching this muscle regularly can also help keep the joint functioning properly.


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