How to Do Seated Levator Scapulae Stretch, Active Isolated
The seated levator scapulae stretch active isolated should begin with a good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the seated levator scapulae stretch active isolated.
Beginning Levator Scapula Stretch
Sit on a bench, chair, or ball in a comfortable position with neutral spine alignment and your feet flat on the ground.
Levator Scapula Stretch Movement
1. Bring your chin to your chest and slowly rotate it to one side.
2. Hold this position for 20-30 seconds then go to the opposite side. Repeat 2-3 reps.
Levator Scapula Stretch Benefits
Stretching the levator scapulae muscle gently can help relieve a tight or stiff muscle, and maintaining it stretched and flexible will help prevent neck pain from reoccurring.