Brugger Exercise: For patients that had breast surgery, this will be a particularly important exercise as it facilitates improved lymphatic flow and decreases anterior shoulder tightness. It is also an excellent exercise to improve posture and facilitate correct breathing.
- Press your shoulders down as if carrying heavy bags.
- Open fingers wide and rotate through the upper arm so the shoulders open, pointing your thumbs behind you.
- Release to neutral and repeat 10 times.