After motion has been restored to the neck and upper back following a chiropractic adjustment and soft tissue therapy, this is a simple exercise easily done at home to strengthen the lower trapezius.
The weak muscle contributes to upper crossed syndrome. Start with 2 sets of 10 repetitions, twice daily.
IMPORTANT: Discontinue if sharp or intense pain occurs; mild muscle soreness is ok.
Dr Natasha Hayden is a pediatric and prenatal chiropractor that is passionate about helping her community discover just how good their bodies are designed to feel, so they can do more of what they love.