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Setting the Shoulder Blades

The shoulder blades should be drawn, flat and together. This is a relaxation as the shoulders drop forward. The shoulder blades should be drawn back, opening the chest wall. As the shoulders relax, the chest slumps forward.


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Lateral Weight Transfer

Slowly move the weight from side to side keeping the shoulder blades set.

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Scapula Stability in Flexion

Slowly move the weight forwards and backwards keeping the shoulder blades set.

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Pendular Circumduction

Lean forward letting the arm relax in front of you, slowly rotate the arm, keeping the back flat.

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Horizontal Extension in Full Abduction

Lying with the arm raised high above the head, lift the elbow and hand.

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