Physical Therapy exercises for neck pain
One of the most effective ways of neck pain treatment is exercises, so here are some exercises that can help reduce neck pain such as the following:
1- Wall push-up:
Wall Push-up exercises can help you in strengthening your shoulders and enhances neck muscles.
Stand in front of the wall, with two to three feet of space between you and the wall.
Put your hands up against the wall, about shoulder height apart. Straight your arms and slowly flex your elbows to move your body closer to the wall. Repeat this exercise 10 times, for one or two sets.
2- Head and shoulder rolls:
This exercise also can be used to warm up before the other exercises.
Simply lift and roll your shoulders while keeping your head upright while performing a shoulder roll.
Between each roll, take a moment to unwind. Roll 10 times forward and 10 times back.
Exercises to avoid
There are exercises that can be helpful, but also there are exercises that can harm your neck, so; you should avoid the following:
⦿Avoid doing crunches or sit-ups, since they can put a strain on your neck vertebrae.
We also advise following the guidelines of physical therapy exercises for neck pain.
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