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An isometric exercise that strengthens the head and neck extensor muscles (figure 46).

▪ Place your hands on the back of your neck. Keep your neck straight and attempt to push your head backwards while resisting the movement with your hands. Hold for a few seconds, then relax.

▪ Place your hands on the back of your neck. Keep your neck straight and attempt to push your head backwards while resisting the movement with your hands. Hold for a few seconds, then relax.

Figure 46 Neck extension and flexion

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