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Mask & Snorkel

During early shoulder and neck rehabiliation, one unique technique used is the mask and snorkel exercises. Guided by an experienced therapist, these exercises allows the client to have passive range of motion as well as extremely gentle active range of motion with the cervical spine completely supported in a neutral position that is impossible to replicate while exercising on the land. The buoyancy of water assists in bringing the arm into flexion, extension, abduction, external/internal rotation (all the essential ranges when rehabilitating shoulder and neck complex) — without creating any tension in the cervical spine.