Get your neck pain sorted.

Working on computers and staring down at our smartphones for hours each day can lead to a stiff neck and pain. A stiff neck is usually the result of postural issues that have tired the neck muscles over time. Weakened, or unbalanced, muscle strength can place additional stress on your spinal joints and lead to changes in how you move, how you sleep, affecting your overall well-being.

Soft tissue therapy is actually successful in releasing tension and chronic pain. This method uses deeper pressure to reach all layers of the muscles and connective tissues. Releasing tension is the first step to get rid of your stiff neck, mobility and strengthening exercises you can do at home will support you further. 

Tips to relieve your stiff neck:
Move: shrug and rotate your shoulders regularly. Rotate your head slowly, bring your chin to the chest, your ears to the shoulders and tilt your chin up to the ceiling.
Drink enough water: our body needs water to lubricate movements 
Have regularly breaks: try to get a short break every hour and combine movement and drinking water
Have a hot bath or use a heat pack or hot water bottle: heat increases blood circulation and relaxes tight muscles 
Stretch: think about cats or dogs, they stretch every time when they get up, without plan or timer. If it feels nice – they carry on. If it hurts, they stop.
Book a soft massage appointment! 

If neck pain is getting in the way of you enjoying your life, book your appointment today or give me a call for more information. I’m here to help!

Published by ammann05

I'm a soft tissue therapist, a pilates instructor, family manager (two girls, a husband and a dog), event planner, travel agent, taxi driver, chef, baker, runner, tennis player, swim, football and rowing mum, blogger, photographer, artist, shopping genius, stand up paddler, traveler, life lover, ... Originally Swiss, from summer 2015 to summer 2018 we lived in Charlotte, North Carolina. The move to the US was a big and successful adventure for our family. We loved the American way of life and it was hard to leave after three years. Our home base for our new adventure is Linton, a village in rual Cambridgeshire close to Cambridge UK. I always loved to travel and explore new countries and cultures. With the opportunity to live for a couple of years abroad a dream came true.

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