Who should do the Walk Up the Wall Shoulder Stretch?
People with decreased range of motion of the shoulder
How to do the Walk Up the Wall Shoulder Stretch
Stand perpendicular to the wall with your hand flat on the wall. Walk your hand up the wall and step closer to the wall as you go higher. Go as high as you can to stretch your shoulder muscles. Keep your shoulder down and stay relaxed in your neck and shoulders. Aim for your arm to be straight in the air.
Why do the Walk Up the Wall Shoulder Stretch
To improve range of motion of the shoulder
This is one of several stretches in our shoulder stretch video series for upper back, neck and shoulder stiffness and pain. You can find the entire series of exercises here: Shoulder Stretches for Injury Prevention