Stiff neck may include pain and difficulty moving the neck from side to side. A stiff neck is also one of the causes of pain in the back of head. Symptoms don’t usually last longer than a few days and can be managed using the protocols below.
Have a Pesky Stiff Neck? Here's How to Get Rid of the Discomfort & Pain
Relief Technique for a Stiff Neck (Wry Neck, Torticollis)- Dr Mandell Most stiff necks occur from incorrect sleeping. Although, staying in a position too long with a forward head posture can also lead to neck stiffness and pain.
The video you are about to watch below, does a great job of not only explaining the mechanism of how stiff necks occur, but several great stretches and ways of pushing on trigger points on your own, that will greatly.
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Treatment for a Stiff Neck
Stiff neck first aid ranges from rest and gentle stretching to over-the-counter medication, though if symptoms do not resolve after a week, or occur with other more troubling symptoms, a doctor visit may be needed.