Great Safe Exercises for the Rotator Cuff

In this video, I wanted to go through a great safe exercise for the rotator cuff. This is an excellent exercise that challenges the rotator cuff in a safe way.

When it comes to rotator cuff exercises, you have to be very cautious and specific in order to recover from or avoid a rotator cuff injury.

Great Safe Exercise for the Rotator Cuff

 

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Grab a dumbbell, starting off with a light weight until you can get the technique right. Start loading it up, getting heavier and heavier. This exercise is called the Farmer’s Carry.

Farmer’s Carry

Farmer’s Carry

Carry a dumbbell in one hand. Set your shoulders, bringing the shoulder blades back in an angle and tightening those muscles around your shoulder blade. Start walking in a smooth controlled manner while still maintaining that position to make the shoulder blades tight and active. With this exercise, you are activating the scapular stabilization muscles; those shoulder blade muscles that are very important in recovering from and preventing a rotator cuff injury.

Give that exercise a go! If you have an old rotator cuff injury,  are recovering from an injury in your rotator cuff, or if you are worried about injuring your rotator cuff, the Farmer’s Carry is a good safe exercise.

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Take care!

Rick Kaselj, MS