Neck Extensor and Rotation Stretch
Neck Stretches: "When the neck extensors become flexible, progress from stretching the right and left sides simultaneously to stretching the opposite sides individually."
Sit or stand upright. Place the right hand on the back of the head near the crown. Pull the head down toward the right and try to touch the chin as close as possible to the right shoulder.
Affected Body Part:Most-stretched muscles
: Left upper trapezius, left sternocleidomastoid. Lesser-stretched muscles:
Left longissimus capitis, left semispinalis capitis, left splenius capitis, left scalene.