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Thera-Band Shoulder Empty Can Raise

Performing shoulder abduction in the scapular plane helps isolate the rotator cuff.

Thera-Band Shoulder Abduction Empty Can Raise
Begin with one end of the band or tubing stabilized under your foot. Grasp the other end in your hand with slight tension on the band or tubing. Bring your arm slightly in front of your body (about 30 degrees). Lift your arm from your side, keeping your elbow straight and your thumbs down. Stop at shoulder level and slowly return. Do not perform this if it causes shoulder pain. Keep your back straight, and avoid leaning over or shrugging your shoulders.
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Consult your healthcare provider before beginning this exercise program. If you experience any pain or difficulty with any exercises, stop and consult your healthcare provider. The Hygenic Corporation is not liable for any injuries incurred while using exercises or programs accessed via this website. User must wear suitable eye protection such as safety goggles to protect against possibility of eye injury as a result of the band or tube snapping towards the face if grip is lost or if the band or tube breaks.

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