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Neck Exercises: Head LiftsYoung man on his hands and knees on a yoga mat, with head looking down.

 

Do this exercise on your hands and knees. Keep your knees under your hips and your hands under your shoulders. Keep your spine in a neutral position (not arched or sagging). Keep your ears in line with your shoulders. Hold for a few seconds before starting the exercise.

  • Keeping your back straight, slowly drop your chin toward your chest. Tuck in your chin.

  • Hold for 5 seconds. Then lift your head until your neck is level with your back.

  • Hold for 5 seconds. Repeat 5 times.

Online Medical Reviewer: Bhattacharyya, Tim MD
Last Review Date: 3/14/2012
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