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Scapular Exercise: Arm Reach

Scapular exercise: Arm reach
  • Lie flat on your back. This exercise is a very slight motion that starts with your arms raised (elbows straight, arms straight).
  • From this position, reach higher toward the sky or ceiling, keeping your elbows straight. All motion should be from your shoulder blade only.
  • Relax back to the starting position.
  • Repeat 8 to 12 times.

Current as of: July 1, 2021

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
William H. Blahd Jr. MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Timothy Bhattacharyya MD - Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma