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Video exercises for neck pain

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Our videos have been provided courtesy of Physiotec. The creators of innovative and adaptable exercise software for physiotherapists. 

We recommend that you seek advice from a physiotherapist or healthcare professional before starting any new exercise regime.  If any of these exercises worsen your pain, please seek urgent medical advice.

Cervical nod, neutral

  • Sit down on a chair.
  • Lift your breastbone up slightly and draw your shoulder blades back to obtain a good posture.
  • Nod your chin down as far as you can without involving the neck-only the head should move.
  • Hold the nod at that point for the recommended time. Then relax and return your head to the starting position.

Right side bending

  • In sitting or standing, bend your head to the right as far as possible. Think about putting your ear on top of your shoulder, without any elevation of the shoulder.
  • Modify the amount of chin retraction (tucking your chin) in order to centralize the pain.

Left side head bending

  • In a sitting or standing position, bend your head to the left as far as possible. Think about putting your ear on top of your shoulder, without any elevation of the shoulder.
  • Modify the amount of chin retraction (tucking your chin) in order to centralize the pain.
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