N.8. Shoulder Internal Rotation MWM: Belt Assisted

Inferior glide of humerus on stabilized scapula through pull of mobilisation belt in cubital fossa
Adduction of humerus by pressure of practitioner’s abdomen on client’s elbow

Auto-assisted hand behind back through pull of mobilisation belt


  • Pain with, or restriction of, shoulder internal rotation hand behind back
  • Useful for smaller practitioners working with larger clients


  • Place folded mobilisation belt tight into cubital fossa so that it does not block forearm elevation up back
  • Ensure scapular stabilizing hands force is directed cranio-medially not laterally (do not lever humerus out of glenoid fossa)