The effectiveness of Theraband in shoulder rehab

The-effectiveness-of-Theraband-in-shoulder-rehab
Social Share

Theraband is effective exercise tools as they offer convenience, versatility, and safety. They can be carried everywhere you go and used for recovering from various injuries. There are many benefits of this resistance band to attain an expected level of fitness. Theraband can be used effectively in recovering from shoulder injury. A large number of movements are carried out by the shoulder. So, using Theraband strengthening to recover from an injury to achieve optimal synchronization is one of the simplest and most effective ways recommended by physiotherapists. Following are some of the simple effective and valuable Theraband strengthening exercise that can be performed during shoulder rehab:

Shoulder flexion:

Close the door and tie the Theraband to the doorknob. Take a step backward and turn your back from the door with the band in your affected arm. Keep the elbow straight and the band right behind you. Then push the hand forward with bending the elbow and extend straight in front of you. Carry out this exercise in three sets of 10.

In another exercise for flexion, step on one end of Theraband with the same leg as your affected arm. Keep another end in the arm. Keep your elbow straight and then raise the band straight up as far as without straining too much. Then lower it slowly to starting position.

Shoulder Extension:

Tie Theraband to the doorknob of the closed door and face toward it. Hold the band in your affected hand with the elbow straight. Then pull the hand back to the end of your capacity slowly. Repeat this in three sets of 10.

Shoulder Internal & External Rotation:

With Theraband tied to the doorknob of the closed door, stand close with affected arm toward the door. Hold the band in your arm with elbow bent at 90-degree angle. Rotate the forearm from close to door to inside of your body. For external rotation, if your right arm is affected, keep left arm toward the door and face sideways. Take the band in the right arm with elbow bent at 90-degree angle. Then rotate the arm from inside to outside of your body. Repeat these exercises in three sets of 10.

Shoulder abduction:

Step on one end of Theraband with the same leg as your affected arm. Keep another end in the arm. Keep your elbow straight and then raise the band straight on sideways as far as you can take it without pain. Then lower it slowly to starting position. Then go the starting position.

Empty Can:

Step on one end of Theraband with the same leg as your affected arm. Keep another end in the arm. Turn the palm in such a way that your thumb points downward and then raise your arm straight on sideways as high as you can do without feeling pain in the shoulder. Then get back to starting position slowly.
Before beginning these exercises, consult physiotherapists to know which exercises will help you in recovering faster from the injuries you are suffering from. At Nexus, our trained and experienced physiotherapists will conduct a thorough assessment of shoulder and recommend exercises accordingly. End your search for physiotherapist in Pune by booking an appointment soon.


Social Share

Leave a Reply

Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked *