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What is the best strretch for a strained neck?

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Dr. David Bozak
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Depends

There are alot of muscles in the neck, so it depends which one is bothering you.
Try and move so that you apply a gentle stretch to the offending muscle. If that doesn't work, being seen by a physical therapist would be helpful.

In brief: Depends

There are alot of muscles in the neck, so it depends which one is bothering you.
Try and move so that you apply a gentle stretch to the offending muscle. If that doesn't work, being seen by a physical therapist would be helpful.
Dr. David Bozak
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Careful

If you feel like you strained your neck, you would want to be careful not to injury it further by "stretching" it.
Moist heat and rest would probably be a better initial alternative. If it does not clear up quickly consider being seen.

In brief: Careful

If you feel like you strained your neck, you would want to be careful not to injury it further by "stretching" it.
Moist heat and rest would probably be a better initial alternative. If it does not clear up quickly consider being seen.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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