ACTIVE NECK LATERAL ROTATION STRETCH

The active neck lateral rotation stretch is an effective warm up exercise to improve range of motion in the cervical spine and upper back.

  • Stand with feet shoulder width apart and upper body in proper posture with the shoulders relaxed down and back. 
  • Slowly rotate the head to the left as shown. Do not force the stretch.
  • Hold for 1-2 seconds. 
  • Return to the starting position and repeat by slowly rotating the head to the left as shown. 
  • Hold for 1-2 seconds.
  • Repeat for 5-10 repetitions alternating sides.