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    • Lie flat on your back. This exercise is a very slight motion that starts with your arms raised (elbows straight, arms straight).
    • From this position, reach higher toward the sky or ceiling, keeping your elbows straight. All motion should be from your shoulder blade only.
    • Relax back to the starting position.
    • Repeat 8 to 12 times.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerTimothy Bhattacharyya, MD

    Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

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