Lateral Neck (Side of neck)

*always stretch both sides

Seated:

  • Stabilize shoulder down on right side by holding onto a chair or sitting on hand.
  • Place left hand over head above right ear and gently flex neck to the left by bringing left ear to left shoulder.

Lying Face Up:

  • Stabilize right shoulder by placing right hand under right buttocks.
  • Placed left hand over head above right ear and gently flex neck to the left by bringing left ear to left shoulder.

Standing:

(good to do in a shower, under warm stream):

  • Stabilize right shoulder down by gently pushing right hand behind back towards the ground.
  • Place left hand over head above right ear and gently flex neck to the left by bringing left ear to left shoulder.

*Rotating head in both directions slowly while moving the head towards the shoulder will stretch all tight muscles on the side of the neck.