Isometrics refer to the contraction of a muscle in a static position. Cervical isometrics may be utilised during rehabilitation of Whiplash Associated Disorder, chronic cervical conditions or to facilitate greater range of motion.
- Come into a comfortable upright position either sitting or standing
- Apply pressure externally from the hand to stop movement in the designated direction
- The following videos demonstrate the following directions: rotation, lateral flexion, flexion and extension
- Sustain the contraction for the period of time instructed by your treating Physiotherapist