Neck Care Tip: Levator Scapula Stretch

Target: To stretch the Levator Scapula muscle located behind the neck extending down to the shoulder blades

 

Step 1:    Place your hand softly behind your back

Step 2:   Turn your head and look down towards the opposite armpit

Step 3:   Use your hand to help ease into the stretch, hold for 60 seconds

Exercise recommendation by Kate Pallett and Sara Croker

Physio in photo: Sara Croker

 

** Please note it is highly recommended you seek advice from one of our physiotherapists before commencing any stretching exercise if you experience pain. These stretches should be pain free and patients should breathe normally while holding the stretch if required.

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