Dorsal glide stretch

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  1. Sit up straight in a firm chair, or stand up straight. If you're standing, keep your feet about hip-width apart.
  2. Keep your neck straight, and look straight ahead.
  3. Slowly tuck your chin as you glide your head backward over your body.
  4. Hold for a count of 6, and then relax for up to 10 seconds.
  5. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

Current as of: July 17, 2023

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