Standing Apley Stretch

  • HOW: With one hand, reach overhead and behind your neck with your elbow pointing up towards the ceiling. Hold that position with your fingertips pointing straight down your spine. The other hand reached behind your back with your fingertips pointing up attempting to touch the other hand’s fingertips. Stay straight up and hold that stretch for as long as prescribed. 
  • FEEL: You should feel a stretch in your shoulder. 
  • COMPENSATION: Don’t arch your back, stay straight up.

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