Very often people complain of neck pain. This ailment can be caused by many reasons, including serious diseases that require immediate treatment. Therefore, in case of severe pain, it is necessary to see a doctor. But if there is no serious cause for concern, you can relieve the pain yourself.
Most often, neck pain occurs due to inflammation or spasm in the muscles of the neck. Pain can be the result of degenerative changes in the cervical spine, which are associated with prolonged stress on the arms and neck. Also, the reasons can be injuries, sprains, prolonged stay in the wrong posture, sleeping on an uncomfortable pillow. Neck pain can be caused by exposure to cold air such as a ventilator, air conditioner, and the cause of the pain can be treated. Give up bad habits, do neck exercises. For an acute attack of pain, use proven advice. As soon as you feel pain, apply ice wrapped in a towel, hold for half an hour. When the ice has cleared the underlying inflammation, warm your neck. Start with a warm heating pad and end with a hot shower. Avoid hypothermia after this procedure. You can also do warming rubbing, but not at the same time with heating pads. It is advisable to take aspirin or another non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, carefully reading the dosage. A set of exercises helps well. Slowly tilt your head forward, then back. Holding your heads, and with the other hand, gently press towards the first. Hold in this position for five seconds, then relax. Repeat three times on one side and on the other. Do the same exercise, but tilting your head forward, putting your palms on your forehead, slightly resisting the tilt of your head. Keeping your hands on the back of your head, resist tilting your head back. Put your arms down, grab a two kilogram load, and then raise your shoulders as if you were shaking them. This set of simple exercises will help to strengthen and relieve pain from the muscles of the neck.