Assisted Levator Scapulae Stretch Seated Contract-relax

STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Assisted Levator Scapulae Stretch Seated Contract-relax

Hold at first resistance barrier for 20 to 30 seconds, and then statically contract for 5 to 7 seconds.

Beginning

Beginning Assisted Levator Scapulae Stretch Seated

Position yourself and your partner as pictured.

Movement

Assisted Levator Scapulae Stretch Seated Movement

1. Flex to the side and rotate the head AWAY from the side to be stretched until the first resistance barrier is felt, hold for 20-30 seconds.

2. Next, your partner should gently instruct you to make a contraction as if returning to neutral.

3. Relax and move into a newly acquired range of motion.

4. Repeat for 2 to 3 rep.

Benefits

Assisted Levator Scapulae Stretch Seated Benefits

This position allows the muscles in the scapula-thoracic area and in the cervical spine to relax.


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