With the continued rise of text-neck and poor posture, mobility exercises for patients is becoming even more crucial. Teaching our patients self mobility can be vital to their compliance in a treatment program. When patients have shoulder mobility issues the most common areas tend to be pecs, lats, and upper traps. However, when dealing with shoulder issues be sure not to forget about the influence of the kinetic chain. Specific to shoulder mobility issues is the hips. Many times hip stiffness can cause a "tone" problem in the lats and vice versa.
Check out an article I wrote for some of the self mobility exercises I typically give my patients:
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