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3 Easy Neck Stretches

Updated: Aug 19, 2023

Feeling tense? Try out these neck stretches and let us know which one is your fave!



neck stretch




  • Upper trap stretch: Bring your ear to your shoulder opposite the side you are trying to stretch. You can slightly tuck your chin down and rotate your chin towards the side you are stretching to deepen the stretch.






levator scapula stretch




  • Levator scapulae stretch: Bring your nose towards the armpit opposite the side you are trying to stretch. To deepen the stretch, apply gentle overpressure with your hand on top of your head.







scm stretch





  • Sternocleidomastoid (SCM) stretch: Use hand to stabilize your collarbone. Then gently extend neck back and rotate head towards the opposite side.








Hold each stretch for at least 30 seconds to maximize muscle flexibility. Be sure to perform on both sides!


Click the link below to see step-by-step video instructions on these stretches and more!







*Note: Not all exercises are appropriate for everyone. Consult with your healthcare professional before implementing a new exercise regimen.*

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