CSPS03 Neck and cervical spine strengthening exercise sidelying

Function:

To maximise strength and stability of the neck by challenging the muscles at the sides of the neck.

Method:

Starting Position:

Lie on your side up on the floor or on a firm bed.Bend you knees for stability.

Action:

Slowly and in a controlled manner raise your head off the floor (sideways) by raising your ear off the floor by a few inches and hold for 5-10 seconds. Rest for 5 seconds. Repeat as prescribed.

Notes:

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.