Theraband Exercises in Bed

Theraband Exercises in Bed

Do only the exercises checked by your therapist. Do them _______ times each, ______ times a day.

  • Do exercises slowly.
  • Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. Never hold your breath.
  • If you feel any pain or discomfort, tell your therapist.

___ Shoulder Flexion

Place the theraband at the level of your shoulders. Pull toward the ceiling

Woman in hospital bed using theraband

___ Elbow Flexion

Place the theraband at the level of your waist. Bend your elbows and pull toward your shoulders.

Woman in hospital bed using theraband

___ Shoulder External Rotation

Place the theraband at the level of your waist. Cross your arms and grasp the theraband on opposite sides of your body.
Pull across your body, keeping your elbows at 90 degrees.

Woman in hospital bed using theraband

___ Shoulder Internal Rotation

Place the theraband at the level of your waist. Bend your elbows and pull inward toward the center of your body.

Woman in hospital bed using theraband

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