Tension: A Real Pain in the Neck

May 3, 2017

Do you often have tightness in your neck and shoulders? Stretching decreases muscle tension and improves circulation and range of motion. Our Clinical Research Coordinator Christy shows us some simple neck exercises to help ease tightness!

Sit up tall with shoulders relaxed, arms at your sides.

Gently tilt your right ear to right shoulder. Hold for 5-10 seconds and breathe in and out slowly. Tilt your head the other way. Repeat.


Turn your head to the right and hold. Turn to the left and hold. Repeat


Sweep your chin from your left shoulder across your chest to the right shoulder. Repeat.


Do these throughout the day to ease neck tension.

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