Simple Rotator Cuff Exercise For Strengthening The Shoulder

Are you experiencing shoulder pain? Here is a simple exercise you can use the strengthen the rotator cuff muscle that can help with shoulder pain. In pain? Need help? Give us a call at 604-983-6616 for physiotherapy in North Vancouver.

Hi this is Dana Ranahan from Body Works Sports Physiotherapy and I’m here today to talk about rotator cuff pain or shoulder pain. Often people get pain in front of their shoulder, sometimes in the back of the shoulder and a lot of times it depends on where your shoulder is in space, try to help get your rotator cuff stronger. You you get a piece of Theraband or stretchy band, attach it to a doorknob or something at home and basically grabbing onto the band, being sure your shoulder is pulled back and set in space and working on bringing the band away from your belly button. So keeping the elbow in line with the body, so you’re not getting any of this movement, keeping it here, and really working to keep the shoulder back so that when you pull you don’t allow it to come forward. In this case we work repetition to fatigue. so maybe you can make 8 to 10 repetitions before you get tired, take a short break and then repeat about 3 sets. So if you have any other questions, check out our website or give us a call www.body-works.ca.