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Could Tech Neck be the Cause of your Headaches or Neck Pain?

What physical therapies can help relieve neck pain?

Neck pain has become one of the most common pain that a young generation generally face. The pain and stiffness usually get better after a few days or weeks and is rarely a sign of a more serious problem.

Physiotherapist clearly understand neck pain is not solely about joints and not solely about neck muscles. Most physical therapy programs for neck pain involve applying treatments to reduce pain and/or stiffness enough to begin an exercise program of strengthening and stretching the neck. The specific methods and exercises used in physical therapy, as well as the duration of the treatment plan, can vary from person to person.

Do’s for Neck pain:

  1. Make sure you have good posture when sitting and standing

  2. Take regular breaks from your desk, driving or any activity where your neck is held in the same position for a long period of time

  3. If you often feel stressed, try relaxation techniques to help ease any tension in your neck

  4. Do turn to one side while getting up from supine/sleeping position.

  5. Use hot pack for your neck.

  6. Use towel roll under the neck during supine lying.

  7. Use pillow of normal thickness in side lying position.

  8. Use a seat belt when in a car.

  9. Make sure your mattress is relatively firm – a soft mattress could mean your neck is bent while you sleep

  10. You should retract your shoulders (move shoulders backward) atleast once every hour.

Could Tech Neck be the Cause of your Headaches or Neck Pain?

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