SHOS11 strengthening of the flexors of the shoulders-pectoralis-coracobrachialis

Function:

To strengthen and stabilise the shoulder by creating more power and control in the surrounding muscles. Strengthening of the flexors of the shoulders and protractors of the scapulaeā€œ the pectoralis and coracobrachialis.

Method:

Starting Position:

Stand upright with feet apart or sit on a steady bench.
Take a looped exercise band and hold it with both hands with the band being behind your back.

Action:

With elbows almost straight, in a slow progressive manner stretch the band by bringing your arms towards the front of your torso. At maximum resistance pause for 5 seconds. Relax and repeat

Notes:

As your rehabilitation progresses your osteopath may advise you to increase the resistance level of the band.

Contract your core muscles to maintain an erect and stable posture.