Shoulder Mobilization & Upper Back Extension

 Shoulder Mobilization & Upper Back Extension

As bipeds, our hip joints mainly support upright standing and locomotion, where our shoulder joints are responsible for articulating movement in front of, beside and behind the body. Whether that may be grasping, reaching, swinging, holding, lengthening, or bending of our arms, while also using the elbows as a hinge, there are many ranges of motion and areas of articulation in the shoulders.

Here are some stretches to mobilize and counteract the hunched over position or tightness that may stem from sitting at a desk for too long, or counteracting the built up tension from aggravated use of the arms.

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