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Standing Shoulder Scaption
Standing Shoulder Scaption
Standing Shoulder Scaption

    1. Begin with arm at side, keep elbow straight and thumb up.

    2. Move arm forward in position approximately 30° to be in the place of the scapula or scaption.

    3. In this position raise arm up staying in a pain-free range.

    4. Return to starting position.

    5. Perform 3 sets of 10 repetition, 1 time a day.

    6. Add light weight as tolerated.

Courtesy of Tomah Memorial Hospital, Department of Physical Therapy, Tomah, WI; Elizabeth C.K. Bender, MSPT, ATC, CSCS; and Whitney Gnewikow, DPT, ATC.