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Head movements to perform while standing

Do this exercise twice a day. Try to progress to doing this 15 to 20 times for each head movement. Then try to do this with your eyes closed.

  • Stand with a chair in front of you and a wall behind you. If you begin to fall, you may use them for support.
  • Stand with your feet together and your arms at your side.

Step 1

Head movement exercise up and down
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Move your head up and down 10 times.

Step 2

Head movement exercise side to side
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Move your head side to side 10 times.

Step 3

Head movement exercise diagonally up and down
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Move your head diagonally up and down 10 times.

Step 4

Head movement exercise diagonally up and down
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Move your head diagonally up and down 10 times on the other side.

Current as of: October 21, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine

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