Shoulder Flexion—Standing - Optimize Physical Therapy & Performance I Las Vegas I Henderson

Shoulder Flexion—Standing

We have already talk about many physical therapy exercises with your physical therapist can perform on you for treating the lymphedema after breast cancer or radiation therapy here are some of the other exercises which of physical therapist can also practice on your depending on your condition

Shoulder Flexion—Standing

Like other exercise these exercise is also performed picture with both arms at once for performing this exercise

  • Stand in a good posture or with your spine straight by your arms hanging at your sides
  • Now hold one pound weight in each of your hand and keep your palms towards your body
  • Now slowly raise your both arm using a gentle and slow motion
  • When your arms are almost over had pause and hold this position for about six seconds
  • Now slowly return back to your starting position and remember don’t showing your arms but use control motion and tell your hands are back beside your body
  • Take rest for a few seconds and repeat this exercise for  10 times

Shoulder Abduction—Standing

Like other exercise this exercise is also performed with both arms at the same time for performing this exercise

  • Stand with an anatomical posture by your arms hanging down at your side 
  • now hold one pound weight in each hand with palm facing forward
  •  slowly raise your both arms on your sides in a gentle control way
  •  when you arms are not  completely reached overhead   stop here and hold this position for about 6 seconds
  •  now slowly down your arms and don’t drop your arms but use control motion until your hands are back beside your body 
  • Take rest for a few seconds and repeat the shoulder exercise about 10 times
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Pole Walking—Standing 

 For Performing this exercise you will need a set of fitness walking poles that have a hand strap at the top the poles should remain behind your stride and always point diagonal backward as you walk  for performing this exercise

  • Hold the poles in your hand
  • Step forward with your right foot and swing your left arm forward at your waist height
  • Your left pool will hit the ground just behind your right foot
  • Keep your torso upright  and don’t lean forward as you walk
  • Now let your right arms behind you as your forming a line that ends at the tip of your right fall
  • Rolls your left foot from heel to toe as you walk pushing off with your toes
  • Alternate your feet and pole while maintaining a good posture as you pole walk
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