Reversal of Posture Exercises

Completing this group of exercises should take approximately 90 seconds. Complete the full set once very hour during work.

Wrist Extensor

Woman performing wrist-stretching exercise

Use your opposite hand to bend the wrist down as shown.

Keep your elbow straight the entire time.

Repeat one time on each side. Do not hold, but simply move slowly to end of range.

Wrist Flexor

Woman performing wrist-stretching exercise

Use your opposite hand to bend the wrist up as shown.

Keep your elbow straight the entire time.

Repeat one time on each side. Do not hold, but simply move slowly to end of range. 

Back Extension

Woman performing back-stretching exercise

Stand with feet about shoulder-width apart and hands on the small of lower back.

Slowly bend backwards without forcing the movement.

Repeat five times.

Shoulder Circles

Woman performing shoulder-stretching exercise

Shift your body weight in circles to allow your arm to swing in circles freely.

Your arm and shoulder should be fully relaxed.

Repeat 10 times on each side. 

Upper Trapezium

Woman performing shoulder-stretching exercise

Begin by retracting your head back into a chin-tuck position.

Place one hand behind your back and gently draw your head towards the opposite side with the help of your other arm.

Repeat one time on each side, moving slowly to end of range.


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