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Neck Exercises: Neck/Torso Rotation

Man getting ready to do a neck exercise. To start, lie on your back, knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Keep your ears, shoulders, and hips aligned, but don’t press your lower back to the floor. Breathe deeply and relax.

Man doing a neck exercise.

  • From starting position, drop both knees to one side. At the same time, turn your head and look in the other direction.

  • Keep both feet in contact with the floor and keep your arms at your sides.

  • Hold for five seconds. Then slowly switch sides.

  • Repeat five times.

Online Medical Reviewer: Louise Akin, RN, BSN
Online Medical Reviewer: Daphne Pierce-Smith, RN, MSN, FNP, CCRC
Last Review Date: 3/14/2012
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