What is neck flexion (isometric)?

Neck Flexion (Isometric)

Neck flexion (isometric)

  1. Sit in a chair, or stand up straight. If you're standing, keep your feet about hip-width apart.
  2. Keep your neck straight, and look straight ahead.
  3. Put the heels of your hands against your forehead just above your eyebrows.
  4. Press your hands against your forehead at the same time you press your head against your hands. Press firmly, but not as hard as you can. Do not tip your head forward.
  5. Hold for about 6 seconds.
  6. Repeat 8 to 12 times.

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