Exercise of the Day

 NK3104: Isometric Side Bend with Theraband Band  
 Category  Exercise  Rehab Level  Intermediate
 Body Part  Neck  Muscle(s)  scalenes - anterior, scalenes - middle, scalenes - posterior
 Equipment  TheraBand
 Purpose  Increase neck strength and muscular endurance.  Benefits  Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.
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 Starting Position  Movement
Begin seated with head in straight position. Place resistance band around side of head, grasping both ends with one hand at ear level.
Activate core muscles. Pull resistance band away from head. As the tension increases, maintain straight head position. Hold for 5 seconds. Then slowly return to start position. Repeat for prescribed repetitions and sets.