Desk Exercises - Rounded Shoulders

Extended sitting can cause back and shoulder pain. This easy exercise will help to improve your posture and relieve tense neck muscles.

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Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: For an upright posture and
    to ease tense neck muscles.
    Upright posture and ease of tense neck muscles diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Sit on a chair with your hands clasped behind your neck, cross your legs and press your back slightly against the backrest.
    Hands clasped behind back position - Elastoplast
  3. Movement: Stretch your upper spine along and beyond the backrest of your chair and hold this position for 10 seconds.
    Repeat the exercise 3 times.
    Stretch of upper spine position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

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Tense Neck Muscles - Desk Exercise Video