To view video demonstrations of the below exercises please click internal rotation – shoulder exercises.
Place the back of your thumb against your side (Fig A).
Slide your thumb up (Fig B) and down your side as far as possible.
Gradually move your hand further toward your spine and repeat the exercise (Figs C and D).
The whole exercise should last between two and three minutes.
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