Back Care Tip: Seated Thoracic Rotation

Target: To ease tension in the area between the shoulder blades by rotating the middle back, in sitting. 

Step 1:   Use a chair to enhance the stretch and keep hips square

Step 2:   Turn the upper body to one side, breathe in and out as you turn further into the stretch

Step 3:   Hold each stretch for 3 deep breaths and repeat on the other side

Exercise recommendation by Kate Pallett and Sara Croker

Physio in photo: Sara Croker

 

** Please note it is highly recommended you seek advice from one of our physiotherapists before commencing any stretching exercise if you experience pain. These stretches should be pain free and patients should breathe normally while holding the stretch if required.

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