Exercise of the Week
Lateral Flexion + Forward Flexion
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
(Consult your chiropractor before doing this or any other exercise.)
Start: Sit upright in chair.
Exercise: Place one hand on top of head, with fingers pointing
down toward opposite shoulder, behind ear (image 2). Then, allow
neck to relax as weight of arm pulls head and neck gently forward and to opposite side (image 3). Chin should be pointing down toward knee, and you should not feel pain in this position. Drop shoulder on side you feel the stretch. Hold for 20-30 seconds. Switch sides, and
repeat 2X per side.