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Use these neck stretches to ease tension

Posted Mar 18 2009 3:01pm

Neck and shoulder pain seem to be the most common ailments especially amongst those working at computers every day. Here are six basic stretches that, if done daily, can alleviate the most common pains in the neck:

What follows are six simple stretches that you can perform to help keep the muscles and ligaments in your neck healthy and less prone to getting injured.

1. Forward Flexion

Allow your head to fall forward so that your chin approaches the top of your chest.

Once you feel a stretch or pull in the muscles that line the back of your neck or once the joints of your neck won’t allow you to bend forward any further, whichever comes first, hold this position for as long as is comfortable, up to 30 seconds. (more…)

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