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Purpose: To strengthen muscles that stabilize and control the shoulder blade
Start Position: Stand with back flat against the wall and knees slightly bent; elbows at sides; hands and elbows against the wall
Action: Keeping hands and elbows flat against the wall, raise arms upward and return
Parameters: Use a weight or level ofresistance that allows you to perform 3 sets of 25-30 repetitions
Tips: Keep elbows, hands or low back on the wall;
maintain shoulder blade squeeze throughout movement in both directions and do not allow shoulders to elevate toward ears; maintain good posture