Instructions for Stretching Exercise Program

These exercises are designed to help yuo restore range of motion of your head, neck and jaws. They should further enable you to manage your pain.

All exercises are to be done six times per day, six times each for a count of six seconds each. All exercises must be done gently and smoothly; no jerky or fast movements. Allow yourself to feel the stretch and breathe into it. Do not hurt yourself by overstretching.

Exercise #1:

Standing or sitting in correct postural position, look straight foward and perform axial extension (chin tuck). Now slowly tilt your head to your should, make sure you do not rotate your head. Repeat six times to one side followed by six times to the other side.

Exercise #2:

Standing or sitting in correct postural position, look straight forward and perform axial extension (chin tuck). Now slowly rotate your head looking over your shouldre. Repeat six times to one side followed by six times to the other side.

Exercise #3:

Standing or sitting in correct postural position, slowly rotate your head 45 degrees (half way) to one side. Now place your hand on top of your head with  your elbow directly in front of your face. Gently pull your head forward. Repeat six tiems to one side followed by six times to the other side.

    

Practice these exercises at your own risk. The Bell Center and Dr. Bell are not liable for any injuries sustained during or after practicing these exercises. This site is not designed to and does not provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment or services to you or to any other individual. Through this site and linkages to other sites, The Bell Center provides general information for educational purposes only. The information provided in this site, or through linkages to other sites, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call consultation or the advice of your physician or other healthcare provider. The Bell Center and Dr. Bell is not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this site.

Dr. Michael D. Bell

8068 West Sahara Ave Suite A
Las Vegas, NV 89117
702-256-7666