Neck Lateral Flexion – Hand Resistance

Neck Lateral Flexion - Hand Resistance

Seated with hand grasping the side of chair. Opposite hand is used to apply slight pressure to the head.

Slowly laterally flex your head by bringing your ear to the same side shoulder. Apply slight pressure to the side of the head with the same side hand to increase the stretch. You should feel a stretching sensation in the opposite side of the neck. Hold for this position for ___ seconds*, return to the starting position, and perform the same movement to the opposite side.

Repetitions and Sets:
*See personalized exercise prescription sheet.

IMPORTANT: If this or any other stretch/exercise causes pain, tingling, numbness or other abnormality discontinue and contact our office immediately. The exercises/stretches contained within this website are solely for the use of existing, active patients of our clinic who have received a prescription for these exercises/stretches. Other individuals do not have our permission to perform the exercises/stretches contained within and should not attempt to do so. Attempting to perform these exercises/stretches, unless explicitly prescribed by our office, could result in serious injury or a worsening of existing conditions.