To view video demonstrations of the below exercises please click active resisted shoulder flexion in supine exercises.
- Lie on your back resting your affected arm at your side (Fig A).
- Bend your elbow to 90 degrees (Fig B).
- Form a fist and use your unaffected side to provide resistance. Push the fist up towards the ceiling (Figs B, C and D).
- Maintain the resistance while returning to the start position (Figs B, C and D).
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