MS Exercise Challenge
MS Exercise
This exercise strengthens the shoulder blades and improves posture. Note: You can perform the exercise with or without a resistance band or free weights.
1 Start with arms in front of you and hands close together.
2 Open arms in opposite directions, squeezing your shoulder blades together.
3 Bring arms back to the middle and open arms out to the side, squeezing the shoulder blades together.
4 Bring arms back to the middle then raise the arms with the opposite arm up squeezing the shoulder blades together in the back.
5 Repeat 10 to 20 repetitions.
Once you’ve finished the exercise, click to see what percentage you have completed.
Exercises Designed by:
Heather Schoen Physical Therapist Read bio »
Exercises Designed by:
Heather Schoen Physical Therapist Read bio »


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Heather Schoen
Heather graduated with a master’s degree in physical therapy from Oakland University in 1998 and joined Advanced Physical Therapy Center that same year. Heather’s dedication to her patients goes beyond standard. In Heather’s first year as a physical therapist, she began treating a young girl diagnosed with chronic, progressive multiple sclerosis. They set a goal of walking the MS Walk together and worked at it all winter. They achieved that goal and have been participating in the MS Walk ever since.
Heather is an expert when it comes to women’s health. Heather has completed levels I and II of pelvic physical therapy training According to her patients, she has worked wonders and has helped them get back to leading normal, healthy lives. She also helps moms with post-partum rehabilitation and teaches a class called “Restore the Core”. As a certified Sportsmetrics trainer, Heather works with female athletes on knee injury prevention and performance improvement.