Module D
Module E
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Head Press

  1. Start in the unloaded position
  2. Head and neck in neutral.  Hold chin in position. Feel weight on back of head.  Press head downward into supporting  surface.

Look for compensations:

  • Option 1:  Use if patient’s head is tilted into cervical extension.  Tuck chin SLIGHTLY towards chest.  Feel lengthening on back of neck.  Feel weight on back of head.  Press head downward into supporting surface.
  • Option 2: Use if patient’s head is tilted into cervical flexion.  Tilt chin SLIGHTLY upward.  Feel weight on back of head.  Press head downward into supporting surface.