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Top 5 Neck Pain Relief Exercises

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Neck pain is often caused by weak neck muscles. Here are some of my favorite neck strengthening exercises to help relieve neck pain.

People often ask about warming up muscles before exercising or stretching. This is a good idea to get the muscles loose and warm before your workout. When you can’t do a cardio movement to warm up the muscles, you can use a heat wrap for 10-15 minutes before you start. You can also use a cold wrap or ice afterwards to calm the inflammation back down. BioMed DB Design, LLC makes a great neck heating wrap that can do both.

Once you are warmed up, chin tucks are a great neck exercise and stretch. They not only work the muscles around your neck, but they also “reset” them when you have bad posture.

The next three neck exercises are using a resistive band. Neck or cervical sidebends, cervical rotations, and chin tucks with a band are a great way to strengthen your neck muscles.

Finally, doing a chin tuck with neck or cervical flexion will help work those deep flexor muscles.

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Neck pain is often caused by tight neck muscles. Here are some of my favorite neck stretches to help relieve neck pain.

People often ask about warming up muscles before exercising or stretching. This is a good idea to get the muscles loose and warm before your workout. When you can’t do a cardio movement to warm up the muscles, you can use a heat wrap for 10-15 minutes before you start. You can also use a cold wrap or ice afterwards to calm the inflammation back down. BioMed DB Design, LLC makes a great neck heating wrap that can do both.

The first three neck pain stretches are for you upper traps, your levator scap, and your anterior scalene muscles. The muscles can get really tight when you are working at a computer or gaming for long periods.

Next, chin tucks are a great exercise and neck stretch. They not only work the muscles around your neck, but they also “reset” them when you have bad posture.

The final neck stretch is called SNAGs. By using a towel to help “hold” segments of your vertebrae, you can get a great stretch at specific levels of your cervical spine.

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Top 7 Knee Pain Relief Treatments

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General knee pain often comes from tightness in your leg muscles and the knee joint itself. Here a some easy ways to help with knee pain relief.

The first knee pain relief treatment is patella mobs or kneecap mobs. Since the patella is connected to the quad tendon and the patellar tendon, it’s important to keep it loose so it doesn’t put extra pressure on your knee joint.

The next two knee pain relief exercises are quad and hamstring sets. Isometric exercises are a great way to strengthen the muscles without irritating them. It’s also a great way to relax the muscles and prevent tightness and spasms.

Another great knee pain treatment is to use a knee support sleeve. The folks at Sleeve Stars sent me their knee support sleeve. The sleeve can really help with the compression component of the sleeve. It can help decrease swelling, increase circulation, and warm up the muscles to help prevent further injury.

The last three treatments are stretches for the calf/hamstrings, IT band, and quads. All these muscles and tendons cross the knee joint. So when they are tight, they can cause increased pain. Stretching them out consistently will help relieve the pain.

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Dr. Music 3s Wireless TENS Unit Demo & Review

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