Exercise of the Week: Mobility Series- Thoracic

This week we are featuring the sidelying thoracic rotation self-mobilization.  This is the second thoracic mobility exercise in the series. To perform this exercise, lie on one side. For increased comfort, you can put a pillow under your head and/or a bolster under your top leg to support it.  With your arms straight out in front of you, sweep your top arm up and over your head.  Try to maintain contact with the floor for the whole arc, and end with the arm 180 degrees from the other one.  Allow your thoracic area to rotate maximally, but try to keep your hips pointed forward. Return to the starting position in by reversing the direction of the sweep. Repeat 15-20 times.

Start position:                                                                            End position:

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