IPC Physical Therapy Center - Cervical exercises/Static Extension


Cervical exercises

Static Extension

Static cervical extension

Goal: to strengthen the muscles responsible to bring your head backwards             

Procedure: stand against the wall; make sure that your shoulders are retracted
as much as you can. Start by taking your chin in, towards the wall as much as you can, push your head backwards and hold this position for 5 seconds and relax



  • Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.
  • Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.
  • If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.
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