by Matthew Mundorf, DC
Hey Everyone! Below is a video and some info on how you can deal with upper back and neck discomfort all on your own! Check it out!
NECK PAIN – “UGHHHH, what a pain in the neck” Did you know that Neck Pain is the 4th most common type of pain reported in the US. Neck pain has a prevalence rate exceeding 30% among adults, and of those 30%, nearly 50% of them will continue to experience some degree of chronic neck pain or frequent occurrences. Last statistic I’m going to throw at you…It is estimated that up to 70% of American adults will be affected by neck pain that interferes with activities of daily living at some point during their lives. Neck pain can be caused by a list of different things.
SOOOOOOO…What do you to do prevent excruciating neck pain? Or what can you do to deal with neck pain when you can’t get to a chiropractor?
The following 4 exercises/stretches are a great place to start. These exercises are safe for most of the population, however they are not for everyone. So please seek the opinion of a chiropractor, physical therapist, osteopath or medical doctor before beginning to do these activities
It is highly recommended that you consult a chiropractor, physician, or physical therapist before beginning any stretching or exercise regimen. The information in this post and video is not medical advice and should not be taken as such.