CSPM13 Neck and cervical spine stretching in sitting position


To stretch the muscles of the back of your head and neck.


Starting Position:

Sit on a firm stable chair. Place your hands (with inter-locked fingers) behind your neck or at the back of your head.


Slowly, gently and in a controlled manner pull your neck or head downwards until a comfortable stretch is felt. Hold for 5-10 seconds and return to neutral position. Repeat as advised.


Only perform neck exercises after consulting with your osteopath.
If you suffer from vascular problems, had strokes, have a connective tissue disease or suffer from dizziness inform your osteopath.