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What is a side-to-side neck tilt?

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Here's how to do a side-to-side neck tilt. Gently tilt you neck toward one shoulder, leading with your ear. Hold for 5 seconds and then return to the starting position. Do this five times on each side.

SOURCES:

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (UK): “Neck Pain Exercises.”

University of Rochester Medical Center: “5 Exercises to Prevent An Aching Neck.”

Harvard Health: “Neck Pain: Core Exercises Can Help.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 25, 2017

SOURCES:

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (UK): “Neck Pain Exercises.”

University of Rochester Medical Center: “5 Exercises to Prevent An Aching Neck.”

Harvard Health: “Neck Pain: Core Exercises Can Help.”

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 25, 2017

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