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Postural Relief Exercise, Brueggers exercise

Postural Relief Exercise, Brueggers exercise

Postural Relief Exercise.  In order to correct an improper posture, repetitive reinforcement is necessary.

            Poor Posture                                  Step 1                                     Step 2

Step 1:  Sit comfortably on a chair, back straight, chest up, head over the shoulders.  Position hands at your sides – palms facing inward.

Step 2:  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 to the wall behind you.  Release to neutral and repeat 10 times.

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