CSPS05 Neck and cervical spine strengthening exercise prone

Function:

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

Method:

Starting Position:

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

Action:

Slowly and in a controlled manner raise (your nose) off the floor by a few inches and hold for 5-10 seconds. Rest for 5 seconds. Repeat as prescribed. You may introduce a small amount of extension during this procedure.

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.