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What would be the best hand placement for you to implement isometric shoulder horizontal abduction exercise (in a standing position)?

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Dr. Peter Gerbino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Thumb pointed up.

In the thumb pointed down (empty can) position, you maximize impingement of your shoulder. This can aggravate and prolong your recovery.
Thumb pointed up is safer.

In brief: Thumb pointed up.

In the thumb pointed down (empty can) position, you maximize impingement of your shoulder. This can aggravate and prolong your recovery.
Thumb pointed up is safer.
Dr. Peter Gerbino
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