Desk Exercises - Neck and Shoulders

If you sit at a computer for longer periods of time, you should stretch your neck and shoulders regularly. Watch this video for an easy exercise.

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Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Stretching tense muscles.
    Stretching tense muscles diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Sit in an upright posture.
    Sit in an upright position - Elastoplast
  3. Movement: Lower your chin to your larynx, directing your eyes straight ahead, and then lean your head to the right while sliding your left shoulder down slightly and turning your eyes to your right shoulder. Do the same movement to the left. Hold this position for 20–30 seconds each time.
    Change the position 2 times.
    Lower chin to larynx 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.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

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Neck and Shoulders - Desk Exercise Video