Community Outpatient Physiotherapy
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active range of movement exercises.
In sitting, imagine a piece of string is attached to the top of your head drawing you up towards the ceiling (Fig A).
In this position slowly move your head through the available range keeping your mouth relaxed.
Flex your head forward as if looking down towards the floor (Fig B).
Extend your head backwards to look up towards the ceiling (Fig C).
Turn your head to the left (Fig D), then turn your head to the right (Fig E).
Tilt your head to the left (Fig F), then tilt your head to the right (Fig G).
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This service is based at The James Cook University Hospital but also covers the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, our community hospitals and community health services.