For the third week of June we will be performing the Seated Twist with Neck Stretch. This stretch targets the muscles of the neck, between the ribs, and trunk.
This stretch is done seated on the floor, but can also be performed in a chair if you have difficulty getting up and down from the ground. If you have had prior neck surgery or other neck injuries, please skip this week’s stretch. Also, if you experience an increase in symptoms or have any new symptoms, including but not limited to pain, lightheadedness, or numbness or tingling in the arms or hands, discontinue the stretch and consult with your physician.
How to perform:
Note: The instructions for this stretch are the same if you are performing it in a chair, just make sure to sit towards the edge of the seat with your knees together and your feet planted on the floor. Your back hand should be placed on the seat of the chair.
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