Shoulder and Back Stretch for Seniors

Remember the old water well hand pump? Fortunately, my viewing audience for eldergym.com is of the age that maybe even they had one at home! Hand pumps are a wonderful illustration of using a lever. When we push down on one end, we suck up water from the well on the other end. In other words, because there is a long lever, it allows us to easily move the piston to bring up the ground water. Now let’s take that analogy and apply it to our arms and upper body. Try this: Hold your arm straight out in front...

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