Neck Care Tip: Upper Trapezius Stretch

Target: To stretch the Upper Trapezius muscle at the side of the neck and top of the shoulder

Step 1:   Bend head to the side, ear towards shoulder

Step 2:  Keep opposite shoulder down away from the ear

Step 3:   Hold for 60 seconds and repeat

Exercise recommendation by Sara Croker and Kate Pallett

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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