Scalene Stretch

Scalene Stretch

  • HOW: Begin in a seated position on a stool or chair. Place your hand underneath your bottom anchoring down your shoulder. Keep your shoulder depressed down as you tilt your head to the opposite side away from the anchored hand. Hold for the prescribed amount of time. Feel free to slightly rotate your head to the left or the right to intensify the stretch in the side of the neck.
 
  • FEEL: You should feel a stretch in the side of your neck on the side you anchored your hand.ย 
 
  • COMPENSATION: Keep your shoulder down as you tilt your head to the other side, donโ€™t engage your upper trap muscles.

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