Have you experienced shoulder pain when you lift up at certain angle only? And after that the shoulder pain diminishes when you rest your shoulder?

If so, you might be suffering from shoulder impingement syndrome.

Shoulder impingement syndrome is caused by structural narrowing in the sub-acromial space.

There are few stretching exercises that you can do to reduce your shoulder pain as below:

Pec Major Stretch

1) Standing facing the room corner

2) Put your elbow on the wall with 90 degree

3) Lean your body towar the corner

4) Hold for 15 seconds , repeat for 5 times

Supraspinatus Stretch

1) Start in standing position 

2) Lean your head toward right side

3) Use your right hand holding your left wrist and pull it toward right side

4) Hold for 15 seconds, repeat for 5 times

5) Repeat step 1 to step 4 with oppsite side

If your shoulder still feel painful after the stretching exercises shown above, we are here to provide physiotherapy treatment for you.

Let’s have a pain free shoulder!

Article by

Ho Kui Fei


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