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1. Lie on stomach on bed with involved arm out to the side, off edge of bed and elbow bent to 90° with thumb toward the body.
2. Squeeze shoulder blade toward spine and downward.
3. Rotate forearm upward.
4. Return to start position and repeat.
5. Do 3 sets of 10 repetitions, 1 time a day.
6. Special instructions
a. Do not let shoulder blade move when lifting forearm.
Courtesy of Tomah Memorial Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, Tomah, WI; Elizabeth C.K. Bender, MSPT, ATC, CSCS; and Whitney Gnewikow, DPT, ATC.