Are Your Shoulder Getting Weaker?

2 Helpful Shoulder Exercises To Keep Your Shoulders Working Longer.

Ryan Martin, PT

Marla Grovo, PTA

Lightly push forearms into the wall while sliding arms up. Make sure to keep your back flat. Raise your arms as high as you can without pain while keeping your shoulders down. Do the same when bringing them back down. This trains your body to raise the arms without substituting the neck muscles and strengthen the shoulders.

Simple shoulder and neck rolls are good starting points for getting your joints moving and muscles relaxed which can both help to reduce pain.

Of course, self-testing at home is an imperfect way to determine if your headaches and neck pain are coming from poor posture or other shoulder issues. We welcome you to schedule a visit with us for a more complete evaluation. We’re offering a no-cost shoulder and neck screening to help get you on the road to better health and less pain. Give Back in Motion® Physical Therapy a call today to talk with your therapist. We’re Here to Help Your Neck and Shoulders! They just show you where your body as limited movement, which may be causing your problems. Handling any problem sooner rather than later, leads to better results and preventing long- term damage, such as arthritis.

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