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Pendulum (Flexibility)

  1. Lean over next to a table, with your left arm supporting your weight on the table.

  2. Relax your right arm and let it hang straight down.

  3. Slowly begin to swing your right arm in a small circle. Gradually make the circle bigger if you can. Change direction after 1 minute of motion.

  4. Next, swing your right arm backward and forward. Then move it side to side. Change direction after 1 minute of motion.

  5. Repeat these movements for about 5 minutes.

  6. Switch sides and repeat if instructed.

  7. Do this exercise 3 times a day, or as often as instructed.

Online Medical Reviewer: Kenny Turley PA-C
Online Medical Reviewer: L Renee Watson MSN RN
Online Medical Reviewer: Raymond Kent Turley BSN MSN RN
Date Last Reviewed: 2/1/2020
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