Day after day, if you are looking at computer displays, driving, or looking at a smartphone, this can aggravate the muscles along the neck, causing them to tire and overstretch the joints. 

Once your neck muscles weaken, the joints no longer move smoothly along the body. Often, the joint can catch, pull the muscle, or irregularly strike the nerve. 

The best way to relieve stiff neck muscles is through proper stretching. Here are a collection of stretches you can do wherever you are: 

  • Roll your shoulders up and backward then down eight times. 
  • Bring your shoulder blades together eight times. 
  • Lean your head back into your car headrest, hold for 30 seconds. 
  • Lean your ear toward your shoulder, eight times for each side. 
  • Be mindful of your sleep position. 
  • Have someone gently massage the tender, sore, or painful muscle areas. 

If the pain gets in the way of your daily activities, call a medical specialist at Midtown Medical Center today. For more information about our doctors or to visit a location, visit https://midtownmedical.org/

About Midtown Medical
Midtown Medical is built for patients’ convenience. So injury victims can heal with minimal discomfort. When an injury victim schedules an appointment with Midtown Medical for diagnosis, interventional pain management, and treatment options, they start with a brief consultation followed by an examination with a medical specialist to thoroughly assess the patient. Directly after the consult, the medical specialist assists with scheduling additional tests, appointments, or follow-ups, if needed. It is now easier than ever for accident victims to get immediate access, quick answers, and fast relief to injury pain using the many solutions and tech advances that Midtown Medical is happy to provide. 

At Midtown Medical, we give accident injury patients immediate access, quick answers, and fast relief of pain using the many solutions and our tech advances!