NECK PAIN – MOBILITY AND STRENGTH

NECK PAIN – MOBILITY AND STRENGTH

With neck pain, we may need to address mobility and strength. A common area to check is the posterior neck, including upper traps (UT). The UT many times can be stiff or “tight” due to many reasons, such as after a long work/school day, stress, or hard lifting session. In this case, a combination of soft tissue mobility and active strengthening can assist in reducing neck pain.

The following vids can be implemented to assist in reducing neck pain/stiffness (2 mobility and 2 strengthening movements):
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1️⃣ UT Overpressure w/ Neck Rotation (lacrosse ball)
2️⃣ UT Overpressure w/ Shoulder Flexion (lacrosse ball)
3️⃣ Prone Angels
4️⃣ Quadruped Back Extension w/ Neck Rotation

Credit:
@heafnerhealth