Rotator Cuff Stretch

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  • This stretch will stretch different muscles in both shoulders simultaneously
  • Sit tall on a firm chair or bench
  • Hold belt or yoga strap in one hand
  • Reach this arm up tall towards the ceiling
  • Bend at the elbow, let the hand and strap drop down behind your neck
  • Avoid pushing your head forward with this hand
  • Bend your other arm up behind your back and grasp the strap
  • Reposition your head, neck and spine until you are relaxed again
  • Gradually work your bottom hand up towards your top hand
  • Pause and relax whenever necessary
  • Hold
  • To come out of the stretch, first release the grip with your bottom hand
  • Return the top arm to starting position
  • Repeat on the other side

Warm Up: 20 seconds

Main Stretch: 30 to 40 seconds

Repetitions: 2x daily