4 Yoga Asana To Heal Rotator Cuff Injury
Women Fitness|January 2022
After a rotator cuff injury, proper shoulder strengthening exercises should be employed. There are specific yoga poses that can help to strengthen the rotator cuff muscles and they include the following:
By Lara Heimann

Modified Side Plank

Place the left hand on the floor with the left shoulder aligned over the wrist and the left knee on the floor underneath the left hip. Cup the left shoulder with your right hand to help reinforce the stability.

Feel as if you are bringing your left scapula/shoulder blade into the body.

Slowly bring the right leg off the floor and use your left shoulder to help balance. Avoid letting the left shoulder drop down towards your chest and keep the left side of the rib cage lifted away from the floor.

Lift and lower your right leg 10 times slowly. Repeat on the other side.

Quadruped

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