Head Movements to Perform While Standing

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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine