Double Arm Raises | Fight The Fuse

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 Double Arm Raises[1]

Benefits of exercise:

  • Helps maintain or increase your ability to raise your arms forward and above your head.

Repetition recommended:

  • 3 to 5 times.


  • If the back of your head does not easily rest on the floor, place a folded towel under your head to help you achieve a neutral spine.
  • Keep elbows straight throughout the movement.
  • Keep head resting in contact with floor.
  • Maintain neutral spine throughout movement – do not allow the low back to over arch.
  • Ensure slow, continuous movement throughout.

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  1. Back to Action. NAAS. Available [Online] at: Accessed on 7 May 2019

Disclaimer: This is a graphical representation of an Ankylosing Spondylitis patient. Always seek medical advice from your Rheumatologist/Physiotherapist before undertaking any physical activity. The content on this website is not a substitute for any medical advice.