Shoulder Exercises to Maintain a Healthy Rotator Cuff


The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles that surround the shoulder joint. They connect your upper arm to your shoulder blade and help to move and stabilize the joint.

Rotator cuff injuries are common at any age and can be due to trauma, overuse, or simply degenerative changes that happen over time. Common signs and symptoms of rotator cuff injury include pain, weakness, and difficulty with activities like reaching overhead, lifting, or reaching behind your back.

If you experience symptoms like these, a physical therapist would be happy to evaluate you and determine the best treatment plan for managing your condition. If you are not experiencing symptoms like this, here are a few exercises you can implement to help maintain a strong, healthy rotator cuff.