Thoracic Spine Stretches

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Thoracic Spine 1

  1. Stand straight
  2. Slowly tip your upper back to right side keeping head 90 degrees to shoulders
  3. Maintain right arm next to right side
  4. Hold position for count of 12
  5. Release to back to center
  6. Repeat three times per side

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Thoracic Spine 2

  1. Stand straight
  2. Maintain left arm next to left side
  3. Extend right arm straight forward
  4. Maintain left shoulder position in space
  5. Stretch forward as far as possible
  6. Hold position for count of 12
  7. Repeat to opposite side
  8. Repeat three times per sideĀ 

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Thoracic Spine 3

  1. Stand straight
  2. Move hands above head
  3. Keep upper arms parrallel to floor
  4. Extend fingers upward
  5. Pull shoulders and wing bones (scapula) slowly backward
  6. Hold position for count of 12
  7. Repeat three times

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Thoracic Spine 4

  1. Stand straight
  2. Maintain arm position to side
  3. Raise shoulders upward
  4. Hold position for count of 12
  5. Relax
  6. Lower shoulders downward
  7. Hold position for count of 12
  8. Relax
  9. Repeat three times