Begin by tying a piece of elastic exercise
material, such as surgical tubing or Thera-Band, to a
Stand or sit with your shoulder relaxed and your elbow
bent 90 degrees. Your upper arm should rest comfortably against your side. You
can squeeze a rolled towel between your elbow and your body for comfort and to
help keep your arm at your side.
Hold one end of the elastic band
in the hand of the affected arm.
Slowly rotate your forearm toward your
body until it touches your belly. Slowly move it back to where you started.
Keep your elbow and upper arm
firmly tucked against the towel roll or the side of your body during this
Repeat 8 to 12 times.
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Timothy Bhattacharyya, MD
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