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An exercise to improve neck pain

5th October, 2015

Exercises to improve neck pain

A lot of patients tell me their neck and shoulders get really tight and knotted’… sound familiar?

It’s a really common complaint and you can spot the cause a mile away – poor upper body posture!

Rounding of the upper back with the shoulders rolling forward and chin poking out in front increases muscle activity in the neck and upper shoulder muscles. Over time strain accumulates in these muscles and sore spots develop.

Massage and other treatments like acupuncture can help to relieve your symptoms but this will only last for so long unless you work on your posture.

Here’s one of my favourite exercises: