Upper Extremity Strengthening Program 
This guideline is modified with permission from Robert P Nirschl MD http://www.nirschl.com/
and The Hand Center of Indiana http://www.indianahandcenter.com
Page 4 of 4: Shoulder Exercises
Keeping elbows straight, weights at your sides, slowly lift arms away from the sides to a full overhead position and back.
Lying on your back, hold the weight up toward the ceiling. Lower down to your thigh, then raise overhead. 
Lying on a table with the shoulder supported and elbow bent at 90 degrees, raise forward, return, then raise backward.
Lying on a table with your arm hanging down freely, raise the weight overhead, return, raise backward and return.
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