Elderly and senior upper body stretches will increase your range of motion in your shoulders, shoulder blades, neck and ribs.
It is vital to maintain shoulder range of motion as we age. So much of our daily activities rely on reaching, lifting and pushing motions.
These motions are more effective and easier when we are able to use more of our available movement in our upper back, shoulders, elbows and hands.
For example, in upper body dressing and grooming. This includes putting on shirts, bras, jackets, hats and also combing or fixing your hair.
When these shirts and jackets have buttons, zippers, snaps and other fasteners, good shoulder, elbow and hand function is extremely important.
Have you ever tried to tie your shoe when your hands were freezing cold?
You've got the picture.
Stretching can greatly help back pain Stretching can improve your posture Try one or two stretches for each body region Stretching is beneficial for arthritis
Core Fitness AZ specializes in helping senior citizens maintain a healthy lifestyle. Give us a call todat at (480) 620-3000