Activity: (VIDEO) ▶️ Neck side flexion opposite rotation stretch
SummarySide flexion with contralateral rotation stretch for the cervical spine, targets the sternocleidomastoid muscle.
- sitting or standing with the shoulders relaxed
- tilt the head to one side and rotate it in the opposite direction, while focusing on elongating the neck
- the hand opposite the stretch-side can be used to gently add to the stretch, taking care not to add compression to the neck
- hold and repeat as needed