First Rib Mobilization – Strap

  • HOW: For this exercise begin in a seated position with a strap like object slung over one shoulder and tucked under the opposite hip like a seatbelt. The strap should be tucked at the base of the neck. From here, gently pull the strap down at the base of the neck while also bringing that ear towards the shoulder looking down towards that pocket. Hold this position for the given amount of time. 
  • FEEL: You should feel comfortable pressure at the base of your neck. 
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid the feeling of numbness or tingling in the arm by adjusting the pressure of the strap as needed. There should be no numbness or tingling associated with this exercise.

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