Neck Muscle Strengthening

Weak neck muscles tend to increase stress on the cervical spine leading to neck pain. Neck muscle strengthening exercises like touching the chest with the chin, side-to-side neck tilt, turning the neck towards both sides, neck stretching, etc., in regular intervals and repetitions, are beneficial.

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Please suggest some exercises to relieve my neck pain.

Query: Hello,Please suggest some exercises to get rid of neck pain in the nape. I continuously sit and work on the system nine hours a day and have had this bad ache for a month. Please help.  Read Full »

Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hi,Welcome to read your query and understand your concern.A. I suggest you perform the following steps for forward and backward tilt-1. This can be done while you are seated or standing on your feet. Keep your moves slow and smooth.2. Start with your head squarely over your shoulders a...  Read Full »

What are the exercise followed to get relief from neck and shoulder pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a problem with my shoulder. I have a pain between my shoulder and neck. I had treatment for it. It was good for three months. Again, I started to have pain between my shoulder. I do not know the reason. What to do?  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You have soreness, and it triggers the trigger points. There is nothing to worry. Try to do a lot of icing and mild rolling with a foam roller in your neck and back. Once the pain gets reduced, try to do a lot of stretches for neck and chest muscles. Try to strengthen y...  Read Full »

Shall I continue my running with cervical kyphosis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recent x-rays that support my chiropractor's diagnosis of cervical kyphosis. I have been a runner for over 10 years. Is it safe for my condition to continue running? I do not want to give it up.  Read Full »

Thomas Jefferson. K

Answer: Hi, Welcome to You may continue running, but before that strengthen your neck muscles for three weeks to optional strength so that your running does not damage your neck bones. It should be a focused strengthening of neck muscles. The drawback of your condition is that the shock absorpt...  Read Full »

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