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Suboccipital Muscles self-stretch

It’s the rare person indeed whose suboccipitals aren’t on high alert and overly- facilitated. With people (that includes you and me!) married to their to their devices the brain automatically recruits the suboccipitals and other head extensor muscles to level the eyes.

The suboccipitals rank high on causes of headaches, neck pain, shoulder issues etc.

This self-stretch uses a ball to relieve tension in the suboccipitals and tonifies the deep head and neck flexors.


True or False: the myodural bridge is a connective tissue structure that connects the rectus capitis posterior minor muscle to the dura mater. Post your answer in the comments below!

What’s your biggest challenge working with the suboccipitals?

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