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Standing Scapular Pinch

  1. Stand up straight. Raise each arm up to the side, bent at 90-degree angles with palms forward.

  2. Squeeze your shoulders back, pushing your shoulder blades toward each other. Hold for 5 seconds, or as instructed.

  3. Relax. Repeat 5 times, or as instructed.

Exercise showing man's back with arms bent at elbows, pinching shoulder blades together.

Online Medical Reviewer: Raymond Turley Jr PA-C
Online Medical Reviewer: Stacey Wojcik MBA BSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Thomas N Joseph MD
Date Last Reviewed: 7/1/2022
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