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.

 

Prone Is for Shoulder

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

To perform Prone Is for the shoulder:

  1. Lie on your stomach, and put your arms straight out in front of you with your thumbs up (like an I).

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

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ComfyWise Orthopedic Seat Cushion Review

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Shoulder Snow Angels

If you've got shoulder pain or need help improving your shoulder mobility, try some shoulder snow angels.

To perform shoulder snow angels:

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent up. Rotate your pelvis back so your back is flat on the ground. Put your arms out to the side with your elbows bent, and the back of your hands on the ground.

  2. Keeping your elbows and arms on the ground, slide them upwards until you can't keep your elbows and arms on the ground anymore. Then return to the starting position.

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PNF Lower Extremity D1

If you are looking to help get back the complete range of motion in your hips and legs after an injury or surgery, try the PNF lower extremity D1 pattern.

To perform PNF lower extremity D1:

  1. Standing up, start with your leg in a figure 4 position with your hip flexed and rotated out to the side. Your foot should be flexed and turned inward.

  2. Move your leg down and out with your hip extended and rotated inward. Your foot should now be pointed and outward.

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Planks with Leg Lift

Kick your planks up a notch by trying planks with a leg lift. They are great for core and back strengthening.

To perform planks with a leg lift:

  1. Get down on your elbows in a plank position with your back straight and your buttocks tucked in.

  2. Keeping your legs straight, lift one leg slightly in the air and slowly come back down. Repeat with the other side.

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