If you have headache, neck, and upper back problems, strengthening cervical flexors reduces pain. This is a key consideration in Upper Crossed Syndrome and Forward Head Posture generally.
Several muscle groups that flex the neck forward. At first, the most obvious ones are the SCM (Sterno-Cleido Mastoid) – plainly visible as “cords” in the front of the necks of some older, thinner people.
However, the most important ones, Longus Capitis and Longus Colli, are often missed. In fact, strengthening Cervical Flexors reduces pain in the neck, shoulders, and u