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Cervical exercises

Active Rhomboids exercise


active rhomboids exercise


-To strengthen the muscles that keeps your shoulders retracted. The rhomboids muscle is a very important postural muscle. Its weakness can lead to neck and upper back problems.


-The patient lies down on his stomach; his arm can be extended or flexed. Raise the shoulder girdle towards the ceiling.


-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.

-Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.

-If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.

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