Rotation Stretch

Perform this stretch seated or standing.

Start with the head and neck in a neutral position. Keeping the cervical spine straight, slowly rotate the head and neck to the right. Place the fingers of the right hand on the left side cheek bone and gently push for a stretch.  Hold for 3 breaths and bring back to neutral. Repeat for the left side. Repeat for 10 repetitions.

Primary Goal: To stretch the muscles on the front and back of the neck.

Focus Structures: Scalenes, Trapezius, Extensors of the cervical spine, platysma, SCM