Standing up straight with the hands behind the head and the feet somewhat apart, carefully move the upper part of the trunk to the left and then to the right a number of times while keeping the pelvis in place. Do not bend the trunk but keep upper part of the spinal column vertical while moving horizontally.
© July 2014 Paul Cooijmans

Standing up straight with the hands behind the head and the feet somewhat apart, carefully move the upper part of the trunk to the left and then to the right a number of times while keeping the pelvis in place. Do not bend the trunk but keep upper part of the spinal column vertical while moving horizontally. In this and the previous two exercises, if one side feels tighter than the other, or moving to one side is harder than moving to the other, this may indicate there is a scoliosis (sideways curve of the spine), though not necessarily bad enough to be clinically significant.

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