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Exercise and staying active are an important part of rehabilitation for chronic disease. img-stock-HorizAbduction2.jpgBelow are some exercises you can do at home, but be sure to discuss any plans to begin exercising with your doctor.

If you experience any pain with these exercises, please do not continue with the movement and contact your provider.


Posture Exercises

Better posture means better breathing and movement.  

Axial Extension

Shoulder Blade Squeeze


Strength Exercises

Strength exercises can improve your breathing, strength and ability to move.

Dowel Exercise

Modified Knee Bends

Shoulder Horizontal Abduction

Step Ups


This information has been approved by Kimberly Sack, MS, PT (May 2012).