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Exercises For Neck Tension
Probably: Degenerative neck conditions (disc herniation, collapsed disc, abnormal movement, loss of normal curvature) can produce neck pain. One of the standard initial treatment is physical therapy to strengthen your neck muscles. So, if your neck pain is due to the above conditions, pt and neck strengthening can help. ...Read more
No: Chiropractic uses a deep massage based upon a faulty theory about bodily function. While the massage can temporarily make you feel better there is no cure from their work. Never let a chiro massage your neck. This is a more fragile structure and deep thrusting massage is dangerous there have been cases of paralysis and blood clots from chiros. See an orthopod for this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If you have an underlying painful neck condition, i.E degenerative disc disease/pinched nerve/disc bulge; performing aggressive trapezius strengthening exercises can aggravate it. Try and do strengthening exercises with out weights. Consider working with a knowledgable physical therapist to make sure you are doing the appropriate exercises. Discuss with your md if pt is recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If stable: If you were diagnosed with anxiety as your cause of your shoulder tension, than that would be fine, but, it is not a doctors call on the computer who never examined you. Simply ask the dr. Who diagnosed your shoulder tension as anxiety to see if you can go back to lifting weights, as that would provide continuity of care and provide you with the best answer from a dr, who knew your case best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Therapy: There is a variety of approaches. They depend on the presence of pain and other symptoms. Those include range of motion exercises, ultrasound stimulation, heat/ice applications, massage, tens unit applications, stretching techniques. Physical therapist will be able to decide on which ones to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck stretching: Try the horsey, gradually raising your head all the way up and then down like a horse and the turtle, . Make your chin move all the the way back and then all the way forward holding each place about 3 seconds. ...Read more
Please give me some exercises for neck back .I want to strengthen muscles which support neck spine . ?
Have a Ball!: Use the cobra stretch to relieve back strain. Extend your arms while laying on your stomach. Rest your weight on your arms and let your low back relax and stretch. Also, get your neck out of your shoulders (turtle head out of the shell). Also, try sitting on a ball while working at computer.This will force you to use good posture. ...Read more
Both are good: If you do them regularly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: This totally depends on the cause of your neck pain. Strengthening the muscles supporting your neck can help the pain but strengthening some but not all of these muscles can make it worse. You need to work with a physician and/or physical therapist and craft a specific plan to treat the specific cause of your neck pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are neck circle stretches bad for you? aka neck rolls? What exercises would you recommend to relieve stiffness or impingement.
Neck strain: Neck and shoulder rolls are not dangerous. Do them slowly, holding each position for 10 seconds. They are a good gentle stretch of the neck muscles. If you feel numbness or tingling of the hand or fingers, stop as you may be impinging a nerve. Warm compresses or a heating pad may be helpful as well. ...Read more
Can spondylosis cause muscle tension? Can the pain from spondylosis cause chronic muscle tension in my shoulders and upper arms?
Can chronic myofascial pain on neck/face unilateral be cured if you exercise stretch muscles and watch posture?
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