You may be experiencing a stiff neck or maybe you have experienced this phenomenon at some point in your life.
It may be as a result of your sleeping habits, you maybe lying on your belly at night or on your side with a lot of pressure placed on your neck.
If you have thus problem then you should not worry as there are stretching exercises you can try out today for just 90 seconds of your time.
These stretching exercises are effective and will immediately give you relief from the neck pains.
What Causes Neck Pains?
What usually is responsible for neck pain are tense neck muscles. As mentioned earlier you can place tremendous strain on your neck muscles as a result of poor sleeping posture and habits.
What Are The Stretching Exercises?
The first of three stretching exercises involves the use of your fingers.
What you do is to turn your neck to a side either left or right, a large muscle will emerge as you do. Use your fingers to pull on this muscle and work your way down the muscle as you do. You will immediately feel relief from the pain. Keep working your fingers on the muscle for about 20 seconds.
Secondly, you can bend your neck to a side and use your hand to further extend your bent neck by pulling on your head and holding this posture for about 15 to 20 seconds. This will stretch out the muscle and relax it in the process thereby relieving you of the pain you feel.
The third stretch you can try out today is to bend your neck to a side and form a fist with your hand. Place this fist on the bent neck and apply some pressure to the muscle while still bending your neck, make sure your keep this posture for about 20 seconds. You can move your fist up or down to add more pressure to the muscle and ease the pain as the case may be.
Here you have it!
These stretching exercises will give you instant relief from neck pain, but prevention they say is better than cure, so you can start by adopting a proper sleeping posture today like sleeping on your back.
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