Neck Pain Exercise Video: Chin Tucks

Purpose
Chin tucks help stretch your neck muscles, and they also help you maintain better posture.

Recommended exercise for the following spinal condition(s)
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease
Cervical Spondylosis
Whiplash

Instructions
You can do chin tucks while on your back, standing, or sitting (that means you can even do these at the office).

  • Move your chin towards your chest, holding for 5 seconds as you feel a comfortable stretch from your neck to the base of your skull.
  • Repeat 10 times.

Disclaimer
Only do the exercise shown in this video if a qualified spine specialist has recommended it.  Only do the exercise within the limits that your spine specialist has advised.  Do not do the exercise without your spine specialist's approval; it could lead to serious injury.  Always contact your spine specialist if you have any questions regarding your back or neck condition or about the suitability of this specific exercise.

Updated on: 06/13/14
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