Assisted Seated Upper Trapezius Stretch Active Isolated

STRETCH

How to Do

How to Do Assisted Seated Upper Trapezius Stretch Active Isolated

Partner should instruct you to actively flex the neck to the side until the first resistance barrier is felt, and then gently assist a few degrees further.

Hold for 1-2 seconds, relax and repeat for 10 reps.

Beginning

Beginning Assisted Seated Upper Trapezius Stretch

Position yourself and your partner and picture.

Movement

Assisted Seated Upper Trapezius Stretch Movement

1. Begin in a standing upright position.

2. Gently reach your hand down toward the floor, then slowly lean your head toward your opposite shoulder until you feel a stretch in the side of your neck.

3. Hold, then relax and repeat. Make sure to keep your movements slow and your shoulders relaxed during the stretch.

Benefits

Assisted Seated Upper Trapezius Stretch Benefits

This exercise increases flexibility in your spine and strengthens your back and arms, helping prevent future trapezius issues.


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