- Lie supine with soles of feet on floor, hips and knees bent.
Bend elbows and position back of arms against floor or mat with
elbows to sides.
- Push shoulders, forearms, and back of hand into floor or
mat and slowly move arms toward sides of head. Still pushing
shoulders and back of arms into floor, slowly arms toward sides.
- This dynamic shoulder girdle stretch exercises rhomboids
and trapezius isometrically while stretching pectoralis minor
and major. It can be prescribed for protracted
shoulder girdle. Continuously push shoulders and back of
arms into floor or mat throughout stretch. Although arms move
slowly throughout stretch, shoulder blades, elbows, and wrists
are continuously pushing back against floor or mat. Position
pelvis back so low back remains on floor or mat. See movement
in Wall Shoulder Girdle Stretch.