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…

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 ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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