Neck Forward Flexion

Neck Forward FlexionAREAS INVOLVED: Posterior neck

Sit or stand upright.

Keeping your shoulders in a neutral position, let your head hang forward. For a greater pull, interlock your hands on the back of your head near the crown.

Gently pull down on your head, keeping your chin tucked towards your chest.

Hold for ten seconds, then gently increase the pull until slightly more tension is felt. Hold for ten seconds.

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