It doesn't take much to exercise your supporting neck muscles, and they warrant it! Poor things have to prop up your head. Anyway, every thing you do helps! Integrated with Watertown chiropractic spinal manipulation, neck exercises really can keep your neck in a blissful place, regardless if you're an athlete or an office worker or a parent or grandparent. An exercise plan set for you, your personality, and your operating restrictions is critical and effective. (1)
Actually, a study of office workers exhibits how a weekly session of one hour of strength training for neck and shoulder muscles lowered neck and right shoulder pain after 20 weeks as opposed to no training. They reported lower rate of work disability, too. (2) Think Watertown neck pain workers would like this?
A second report shows that integrated cervical, scapulothoracic stretching and strengthening help pain relief after treatment and at follow up as well as revamped function in the short and current term for chronic neck pain. Neck pain patients were also content with their therapeutic exercise care. (3) You'll like ours, too!
Spinal manipulation and exercise drugs for neck pain relief. All three were considered. At 12 weeks, 82% of spinal manipulation patients proclaimed at least 50% decreased pain; 69% of medication group did. The pain scores at all subsequent points were the same for spinal manipulation and exercise groups plus both reported more improved health and functioning, less disability and fewer adverse events than the medication group. (4) The home exercises aimed at simple, gentle self-mobilization exercise of the neck and shoulder joints, including neck retraction, extension, flexion, rotation, lateral bending motions, and scapular retraction with no resistance. (5)
So if you have neck pain, contact your Watertown chiropractor at Watertown Wellness Center. We can work together for neck pain relief with easy exercises, suited to you.