Modified Sphinx: Mobilization for the Thoracic Spine

The modified sphinx mobilization is an easy exercise that can be performed daily to improve overall health by increasing strength, reducing stress, and allowing stretch. The majority of the population has developed spinal stiffness and an enhanced forward rounded curve in the upper back (the thoracic spine). Increased use of keyboards, texting, repetitive movements, and more sitting are some of the major culprits resulting in the loss of thoracic flexibility. Not only can this loss of movement result in local pain and tightness, but there are direct links to neck tension, headaches, and low back pain. The modified sphinx is an exercise ...Read More