Flexibility Exercises to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Pain

Improve shoulder and neck posture and flexibility with exercise. This step-by-step video shows how to reduce shoulder and neck pain.

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Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Improving shoulder flexibility and improving shoulder and neck posture.
    Improve shoulder flexibility diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Lie on your right side keeping your elbow bent at a 90° angle.
    Elbow bend position - Elastoplast
  3. Movement: Hold the bottle in your left hand. Rotate your left lower arm outwards away from your abdomen to the back and up. Slowly return to starting position.
    Repeat 3 sets of 12 on each side.
    Lower arm rotation position - Elastoplast
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Use a full water bottle or similar as a weight.

Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

For further information regarding Elastoplast products, please contact us via email on anz.consumerservices@beiersdorf.com. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages.

Flexibility Exercises to Relieve Neck and Shoulder Pain - Exercise Video