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Shoulder Active Resistive Theraband Exercises - HEALTH STAFF FOR HIRE

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					                                  Active Resistive Theraband
                                      Shoulder Exercises
General Instructions: Do only those exercises with the box      checked as recommended by therapist.
                      The objective of these exercises is to gain strength and will require the use of
                      Theraband or resistive tubing.


Shoulder Extension
      Using tubing, pull arm back. Be sure to keep elbow straight.
      Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
      Special Instructions:




Shoulder Flexion
      Using tubing, start with arm at side and pull arm outward and upward.
      Move shoulder only through pain free range of motion.
      Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
      Special Instructions:
Shoulder Abduction
     Using tubing, start with arm across body and pull away from side.
     Move shoulder only through pain free range of motion.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:




Shoulder Adduction
     Using tubing, pull arm in toward buttock. Do not twist or rotate trunk.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:
Shoulder Internal Rotation
     Using tubing, and keeping elbow at side, rotate arm inward across body
     Be sure to keep forearm parallel to floor.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:




Shoulder External Rotation
     Using tubing, and keeping elbow in at side, rotate arm outward away from body.
     Be sure to keep forearm parallel to floor.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:
Anterior Deltoid
     Raise the arm in front of you keeping the elbow straight and palm faced into the body.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly allow arm to return to the starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:




Middle Deltoid
     With the thumb of the hand pointed up, raise your arm outward to the side and up from your body.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly allow arm to return to the starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:
Posterior Deltoid
     The weak arm is pulled back with elbow bent behind the body being careful not to lean forward with
      your body.
     This must be done standing up.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Release and allow arm to return to starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:




External Rotators (infraspinatus, supraspinatus, teres minor)
     With the upper arms close to your body and with elbows bent at right angles, rotate the lower portion of
      the arms away from the body stretching the theraband.
     Do not let the elbows move away from the body.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly allow arm to rotate back to starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:
Subscapularis
     Attach theraband to doorknob.
     Stand with weak arm next to the door and elbow bent at a 90 angle.
     Holding the theraband, pull hand across waist away from the door
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly allow arm to rotate back to starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:




Upper Trapezius
     Grasp theraband in hand and place other end of theraband under foot.
     Shrug shoulder up toward your ears
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly relax and allow shoulder to return to resting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:
Middle Trapezius
     Grasp theraband in hand and place other end of theraband under foot.
     Bend from waist so trunk is at 90 angle, and parallel to floor.
     Arm should be at 90 angle to body with elbow straight.
     Slowly pull arm up towards the ceiling.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly return arm to starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:




Pectoralis
     Lie down on your back with your arm at a 90° angle to your body and elbow straight.
     With theraband attached to a stationery object, pull your arm up towards the ceiling, keeping elbow
      straight.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly allow arm to return to starting position.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:
Serratus Anterior
     Lie down on your back with your arm pointed toward the ceiling, elbow straight.
     Grasp theraband in both hands and push up towards ceiling lifting shoulders off of table.
     Hold for 2 to 5 seconds.
     Slowly relax and allow shoulders to return to table.
     Repeat _____times and perform ______times per day.
     Special Instructions:

				
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