How To Improve Shoulder Range of Motion?

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How To Improve Shoulder Range of Motion?

Individuals who experience shoulder pain may have difficulty with performing shoulder range of motion to participate in daily activities.  Daily activities may include dressing, bathing, grooming, reaching, among many other tasks to help us throughout the day.  Those who are looking to improve shoulder range of motion may be prescribed certain exercises to help them achieve their respective goals.  However, it is a good idea to know what products are out there to help facilitate healing and be able to return to a higher level of function.

How To Improve Shoulder Range of Motion?

CanDo® Over-Door Shoulder Pulley Exercisers

CanDo® heavy duty over-the-door shoulder pulley exercisers are used to increase shoulder range of motion. CanDo® shoulder pulleys are available in a variety of styles with double door bracket, door disc anchors, door clamps and door jamb nub anchors. Pulley exercisers are available with color-coded Visualizer rope and motion limiter and standard rope. Visualizer ropes allow user to achieve specific pre-defined levels of ROM. Each pulley has a swivel hook for seamless pulley action and large foam handles for comfortable grip. Extra-long rope can be used in the standing or seated position.

Shoulder Wheel

Wall-mounted shoulder wheel range-of-motion arc can be varied from 10″ to 39″ by moving handle. The resistance can be varied by turning the resistance knob. The height of the unit is adjustable up to 26″ to accommodate seated and standing therapy.

Shoulder Finger Ladder

Wall-mounted finger and shoulder ladder offers progressive mobility of arm at shoulder, elbow, and wrist joints.

How To Improve Shoulder Range of Motion?

Upper Body Range of Motion Exercisers

Climbing board and bar frame include 7 rubber-tipped extensions on each side that are 4 inches apart. The 36-inch bar has handled grips. The climbing board can be attached to table by clamps or through base.

To learn more about CanDo® Over-Door Shoulder Pulley Exercisers, click here.

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Article Written By Eric Trauber, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, FAAOMPT