Do neck exercises for the care and relief of Neck Pain
Effectiveness: 3.0Popularity: 18
Why it works: Do neck exercises helps strengthen supporting muscles and maintain good posture.
How it works: One of the most effective postural exercises for combating neck pain is the chin tuck exercise. This exercise helps strengthen the muscles that pull the head back into alignment over the shoulders (upper thoracic extensors) and also stretches the scalene and suboccipital muscles.
Stand straight with your spine up against a door jamb and the feet out about 3 inches from the bottom of the door jamb. Keeping your spine against the door jamb, slowly pull your upper back and head backward until the head touches the door jamb and you feel a stretch in the back of your neck. It is important to make sure that the chin is down so that the head is pulled straight back and not looking up. Hold this position for 10 seconds and then release. Repeat this 10 times.
The self cure remedy of Do neck exercises for the care and relief of Neck Pain has an effectiveness score of 3.0 and a popularity score of 18 on the self-cure system.