IPC Physical Therapy Center - Cervical exercises/Static Sidebending


Cervical exercises

Static Sidebending

Static cervical exercise to the side


-To strengthen the muscles responsible to side bend your neck


-Stand with your body 90 degrees perpendicular to the wall.
-Put your elbow on the wall so that your hand is right on top of your ear, don`t move your elbow or hand.
-Move your head towards your hand, so that your neck side benders contract and there is no movement in your head, hold for 5 seconds and repeat this exercise.


-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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