Slowly arch the back upwards and tuck the chin by flexing the head forward and tightening the abdominal muscles - the "mad cat" position. Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds*. Then,
lift the head upwards and extend the lower back so that the abdominal section hangs downward (reversed position). Hold this position for a count of ___ seconds*.
Repetitions and Sets:
*See personalized exercise prescription sheet.
IMPORTANT:If this or any other stretch/exercise causes pain, tingling, numbness or other abnormality discontinue and contact our office immediately.
The exercises/stretches contained within this website are solely for the use of existing, active patients of our clinic who have
received a prescription for these exercises/stretches. Other individuals do not have our permission to perform the exercises/stretches contained within and should not attempt to do so.
Attempting to perform these exercises/stretches, unless explicitly prescribed by our office, could result in serious injury or a worsening of existing conditions.
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