Neck pain will be serious enough to cause trouble in your life. So learn how to relieve neck is very important for you. Neck muscles are startling. They are capable of supporting your head that weighs about 10lbs. what’s more, you can move in almost all directions thanks to its flexibility.
It is estimated that about 30-40 percent of adults will have suffered from neck and arm pain. Neck pain can sometimes leads to discomfort of the head, shoulders, arms, chest and the back due to the nerve innervations.
Why do you suffer from neck pain?
Poor posture is one of the leading reasons for neck pain. It is most likely that you sit at your computer desk, tilting your head forward while the rest of your body stays where it is. Shoulders rounded, back bent, you develop bubble butt syndrome (this is when your butt sticks way out and your gut is hanging in front of you, you don’t have to be fat to have bubble butt, it’s more about your sitting posture).
Other causes may result in neck pain including:
Various Cervical Diseases
Muscle strain or sprain
Bulging Disc or Herniated Disc
Degenerative Disc Disease of the Cervicals
This article is not going to discuss the therapy for neck pain. Immediate measures should be taken if you have any of the disease, including: tumors, cancer, degenerative disc disease and infections and so on.
If the doctor has determined that your neck pain is caused by muscle strain/sprain (trauma) or arthritis, this article will give you some advice about how to relieve your neck pain.
Following these tricks can contribute to the relief of your neck pain and prevention for further injury.
1.1 Be aware of your Posture.
Posture plays a vital role in determining how your nerves and cells work. There is a curve in your neck. When you lose balance, that curve will gradually vanish. This can lead to nerve inpingement causing poor circulation and pain. Improper posture of the neck can cause bulging or herniated discs. It will also result in many muscle strains, which is also the major cause of pain.
2.2 Get those muscles exercised.
Spend 30 minutes a day exercising your neck and shoulder muscles.
3.3 Strengthening the Posterior Cervical Muscles.
As a result of the posture, weak muscles will get tense or stretched more than usual. Weak muscles will ultimately fall into a complete contraction due to lack of circulation. These muscles then signal the brain that something is wrong. Strengthening weak muscles will help avoid this problem.
4.4 Strengthen your back muscles.
It is likely that you may not know the trapezius muscle (a large muscle group of the back) range from the neck to about mid back. A lot of muscles in the neck extend into the back or onto your rib cage. Making these muscles strong also restrain from hurt and ache.
5.5 Get regular massages.
You must allow your muscles have a relaxation now and then, as you must give your car regular maintenance, such as oil change every 3,000 miles. Massage eases muscles, enhance circulation (which weak muscles is in need of), and relieve sore and disorder in the body.
6.6 Apply magnetic therapy.
Magnetic therapy enhances circulation in muscles that is in great need of it. It has been proved to be effective by thermal graphic imaging, double blind studies as well as studies done on rats. Magnetic therapy is also naturopathy for pain alleviation.
7.7 Icing for inflammation or using Sombra (pain alleviating cream).
Painful muscles is often the result of inflammation. If you don’t have a magnet (which works as well as ice), catch an ice pack, put it into a towel and ice the sore spot for 20 minutes or until numb on the hour for a few hours.