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Neck movement exercises

Sit in the correct postural position as described in exercise 4.

Exercise 6: Rotation

  • Gently turn your head from one side to the other.
  • Look where you are going, progressively aim to see the wall in line with your shoulder.
  • This exercise is similar to the exercise you did lying down, only this time you do it sitting.
  • Repeat 10 times.

Rotation exercises

Exercise 7: Side bending

  • Gently tilt your head towards your shoulder and feel the gentle stretch in the muscles on the side of your neck.
  • Perform the movement to both sides.
  • Repeat 10 times.

Photographs of a woman tilting her head sideways towards either shoulder

Exercise 8: Bending and extension

  • Gently bend your head towards your chest.
  • Lead the movement with your chin.
  • Moving the chin first, bring your head back to the upright position and gently roll it back to look up towards the ceiling.
  • Leading with your chin, return your head to the upright position.
  • Repeat 10 times.

Photographs of a woman bending her head towards her chest, then gently extending it upwards towards the ceiling