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Stretches to Ease Shoulder Aches and Fatigue

Shoulder stretch

  1. Stand in a doorway and place one arm against the door frame, as shown in the picture. Your elbow should be a little higher than your shoulder.
  2. Relax your shoulders as you lean forward, allowing your chest and shoulder muscles to stretch. You can also turn your body slightly away from your arm to stretch the muscles even more.
  3. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds.
  4. Repeat 2 to 4 times with each arm.
By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer William S. Marras, PhD, CPE - Ergonomics
Current as of May 30, 2013

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: May 30, 2013
This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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