Shoulder Stretches

Shoulder Rolls | Super Simple Shoulder Stretches

Stretching regularly doesn’t need to be difficult or even require time set aside each day. We’ve detailed here a super simple shoulder rolls stretch which can be done throughout the day, even sitting in your chair if need be…

Upper Back Stretch

Pain in the mid to upper back can be caused by a multitude of reasons; desk work; poor posture; exercise; injury and more besides. Your remedial massage therapist will be able to provide massage to the problem areas and help to discover the cause.

Pec Stretch | Stretches For Rounded Shoulders

Doing a pec stretch regularly can be a great option for modern workers. A common postural complaint and one that can be exacerbated by office work is forward or rounded shoulders.

Levator Scapulae Stretch | Excellent Neck Stretch For Computer Workers

This Levator Scapulae Stretch can be used daily to maintain flexibility in the neck.

Cat Cow Stretch | Great For Relieving Back And Shoulder Tension

The cat cow stretch is a slow gentle movement through 2 poses that helps with flexibility in the back, neck and shoulders.

shoulder stretchesThe shoulder muscles sit between the body and the head/neck area and into the upper arms. As the shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body, the muscles of the shoulder are complex, and have massive major movement muscles all the way to very fine stabiliser and support muscles.

The shoulder joint is a reasonably unstable joint and is basically made up of 3 bones, the humerus, clavicle and scapula bones. the joint is supported by a muscle group we call the rotator cuff which create a major part of all shoulder movement and stability.

Shoulder pain

Shoulder pain is very common in the modern work environment. In many cases, shoulder pain is most likely due to an acute injury. However, with age and overworking the shoulder joint, we can end up with ongoing damage to the muscles, tendon and joint. This can lead shoulder pain to become a chronic condition.

We treat shoulder pain with conservative treatment method to get you back to your regular activities as soon as possible.

Self Treatment

Use our selection of shoulder stretches above 1-2 time s a day to keep the muscles loose around the joint and relive symptoms you may be experiencing. Another great self treatment idea is to do shoulder rolls regularly during the day. As the shoulder joint was designed to be constantly active it is important to keep it moving.