Hi, I'm Doctor Jo, a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy. I hope you enjoy my video demos of stretches & exercises for common injuries and syndromes. If you have a question, just ask! Be safe. Have fun. And I hope you feel better soon.

 

Trunk Rotation Exercise

Looking for an exercise to help relieve back pain and tension? Try this trunk rotation exercise.

To perform the trunk rotation exercise:

  1. Lie on the ground with your knees propped up, and your feet close together.

  2. Keeping your upper back on the ground, rotate your knees to one side as far as you comfortably can. Then rotate to the other side.

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Prone ITWYs for Shoulder

Looking for a great way to help strengthen your shoulders and increase mobility? Try some prone Is, Ts, Ws & Ys for the shoulder.

To perform Prone Is, Ts, Ws & Ys for the shoulder:

Lie on your stomach.

  1. Prone Is - Put your arms straight out in front of you with your thumbs up (like an I). Keeping your arms straight, raise your arms up off the ground.  

  2. Prone Ts - Put your arms straight out to the side of you with your thumbs up (like a T). Keeping your arms straight, raise your arms up off the ground.  

  3. Prone Ws - Put your arms out to the side with your elbows bent and palms down (like a W). Raise your arms up off the ground squeezing your shoulder blades together.

  4. Prone Ys - With your thumbs up, put your arms straight out in front of you at an angle (like a Y). Keeping your arms straight, raise your arms up off the ground.

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Prone Ws for Shoulder

Looking for a great way to help strengthen your shoulders and increase mobility? Try prone Ws for the shoulder.

To perform shoulder Ws for the shoulder:

  1. Lie on your stomach, and put your arms out to the side with your elbows bent and palms down (like a W).
  2. Raise your arms up off the ground, squeezing your shoulder blades together.

Looking for new HEP software? Prescribe this and other great stretches and exercises to your patients as part of their Home Exercise Program with a FREE HEP Builder account.

Prone Ys for Shoulder

Looking for a great way to help strengthen your shoulders and increase mobility? Try prone Ys for the shoulder.

To perform prone Ys for the shoulder:

  1. Lie on your stomach, and put your arms out in front of you at an angle with your thumbs up (like a Y).

  2. Keeping your arms straight, raise your arms up off the ground.

Looking for new HEP software? Prescribe this and other great stretches and exercises to your patients as part of their Home Exercise Program with a FREE HEP Builder account.

Prone Ts for Shoulder

If you're looking for a great way to help strengthen your shoulders and increase mobility, try some prone Ts for the shoulder.

To perform Prone Ts for the shoulder:

  1. Lie on your stomach, and put your arms straight out to the side with your thumbs up (like a T).

  2. Keeping your arms straight, raise your arms up off the ground.

Looking for new HEP software? Prescribe this and other great stretches and exercises to your patients as part of their Home Exercise Program with a FREE HEP Builder account.

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