• Shoulder Flexibility Exercises •

How to improve your Shoulder Flexibility

These general exercises designed to improve your shoulder movement and flexibility. They can help to relieve shoulder and neck pain or stiffness associated with posture or injury. Only perform these exercises when instructed to by your chiropractor as part of your overall chiropractic treatment program. If any of these exercises cause you any pain or discomfort, stop and consult your chiropractor.

Shoulder rolls

  • Stand or sit comfortably with your back straight
  • Imagine making a circle with both shoulders
  • Draw them all the way back and down
  • Then lift them up and forward
  • Keep the rest of your body upright and neck still
  • Repeat 10 times in each direction
Shoulder Roll Demonstration
Shoulder Range of Motion Demonstration

Shoulder Range Of Motion

  • Lift your hand forward with your palm up, repeat with your palm down*
  • Take you arm behind you as you bring your arm down*
  • Lift your arm out to the side and up towards your ear*
  • As you lower your arm stop at shoulder height and bend you elbow
  • Move your hand across your body then behind you *
  • Rotate your forearm down towards the floor then up towards the ceiling*
  • Repeat the whole sequence 5 times with each arm

*Move as far as you comfortably can with each movement – this exercise should not cause you any pain or discomfort

Do you suffer from shoulder pain? Contact us today to find out how Booval Chiropractic can help you.

Source: A special thanks to our fellow practitioners at Ansell Chiropractic Centre for preparing this instructional video.