Supraspinatus – Top of shoulder blade

Why Stretch?
Stretching exercises encourage lengthening of your muscles and associated tendons. Short and tight muscles can lead to pressure on nerves and pain. By its effect of lengthening muscles, stretching promotes flexibility and full range of motion about your joints.

Hold the stretch for 15 seconds in each direction 3-4 times per day


Cross your right arm in front of your chest

Place right hand over left shoulder, keeping right arm parallel to the ground

Use left hand to push right elbow gently toward your left shoulder

Feel the stretch in the muscle across the top of your right shoulder blade

Repeat for opposite shoulder

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