Grasp the elbow of the involved arm.     Gradually pull it across the chest to stretch the back of the shoulder.     Keep shoulder blade depressed to avoid pinching the front of the shoulder.     Hold 10-30 seconds and repeat three times.
Lean over bending at the hips. Use tabletop for support.     Perform easy movements with your arm in all directions.     A light weight may be used to provide gentle traction.     Perform movement for 1-2 minutes.
Clasp hands or hold onto a cane or broomstick.     Keep knees bent.     Stretch arms overhead.     Repeat 10 times.
Lie on your stomach with your arm hanging straight down.     Bending elbow, lift hand towards armpit while squeezing the shoulder blade.     A light weight can be used to provide resistance.     Do 2-3 sets of 10 repetitions.
Prone Horizontal Abduction
Lie on your stomach with your arm hanging straight down.     Raise arm straight out to the side so that it is parallel to the floor and perpendicular to the body.     The palm should face the floor. Do 2-3 sets of 10 repetitions.
Side Lying External Rotation
Lie on uninvolved side. Place a rolled-up towel in your armpit.     Keep your elbow at your side while lifting your forearm away from your abdomen     Let hand down slowly when returning to start position.     A light weight may be used for resistance.     Do 2-3 sets of 10 repetitions.