C2 | Side Flexion Isometrics - Standing (Pilates Ball)

INSTRUCTION VIDEO

This exercise is used to activate and strengthen your neck muscles on the side of the neck, as well as integrate these with spinal stability to improve neck pain, stability and strength.

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Instructions

Place the pilates ball at the side of your head above the ear, against the wall or door frame. Tuck in your chin to give yourself a double chin without tilting down or up. Stiffen your core and body and push your head and body directly sideways (horizontally) into the wall without side bendin the neck. Hold this position.

Your physio will inform at what intensity to hold the contractions, for how long, as well as your rest periods, sets and reps