Exercise of the Day

 NK1107: Isolated Cervical Extension  
 Category  Exercise  Rehab Level  Beginner
 Body Part  Neck  Muscle(s)  semispinalis cervicis, semispinalis capitis
 Equipment  No Equipment
 Purpose  Increase neck strength and muscular endurance.  Benefits  Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.
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 Instructions
 Starting Position  Movement
Place fingers around neck at the location instructed by your healthcare provider (may be upper, middle or lower neck). Middle fingers should touch at mid line.
Apply gentle pressure with fingers and extend head. You should feel the neck bending over your fingers. Repeat for prescribed sets and reps.