Standing Scapular Pinch

Exercise showing man's back with arms bent at elbows, pinching shoulder blades together.

  1. Stand up straight. Raise each arm up to the side, bent at 90-degree angles with palms forward.

  2. Squeeze your shoulders back, pushing your shoulder blades toward each other. Hold for 5 seconds.

  3. Relax. Repeat 5 times, or as instructed.

Online Medical Reviewer: Kenny Turley PA-C
Online Medical Reviewer: L Renee Watson MSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN
Date Last Reviewed: 2/1/2020
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