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Frozen shoulder aka adhesive capsulitis = stiffness, pain, & decreased range of motion in the shoulder joint⚡️
The main cause is a long period of inactivity of the shoulder joint usually following ➡️injury, illness, surgery, etc.
When a shoulder joint capsule becomes tight & inflamed; these stretches help to thaw it.
-Relax your shoulders and lean over slightly, so the affected arm can hang down.
-Swing the arm in a small circle⭕️
-As your symptoms improve, increase the diameter of your swing and add in a light weight ~3lbs to the swinging arm
-Perform 10 revolutions in each direction 1️⃣x day
-Hold one end of a pillowcase behind your back
-Grab the opposite end with your other hand.
-Use your good arm to pull the affected arm upward to stretch it.
- Pull it toward the lower back with the unaffected arm.
-Repeat 10 to 20 times a day
-Face a wall or stand next to the wall 👀part 1 & 2
-Reach out and touch the wall at waist level with the fingertips of the affected arm.
-With your elbow slightly bent, slowly walk your fingers up the wall, spider-like, until you've raised your arm as far as you comfortably can.
-Slowly lower the arm.
-Repeat 10 to 20 times a day.
Exercise is any activity requiring physical effort. Read more about the benefits of exercise and ways you can get moving! We also have links to family friendly organizations in the Fredericksburg area!Read More
People suffering from chronic neck & back pain are getting younger and younger. Does your job require you to sit? Are you using a computer most of the day? Do you suffer from neck and/or back pain? We can help! Read more to see why technology causes neck pain and how we can help.Read More