CSPS01 Neck and cervical spine strengthening exercise supine


To maximise strength and stability of the neck by challenging the muscles at the front of the neck. Strengthening of the sternocleidomastoids muscles.


Starting Position:

Lie face up on the floor or on a firm bed.Place the arms by your side for stability.


Slowly and in a controlled manner raise your head off the floor by a few inches and hold for 5-10 seconds. Try to raise your head and neck straight rather than just tug your chin. Rest for 5 seconds. Repeat as prescribed.


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