Correct posture plays an important part in keeping you free from ailments especially neck and back pains. Most of us today work on the computers and have the tendency to bend in a forward position and thereby the head is not held straight. The neck muscles become weak & stiff due to strain.
There are various ways you should know on how to stretch your neck muscles and thereby decreasing all kinds of neck related pains. Physiotherapy & exercises prescribed for neck muscle stretching is an effective method of relieving muscle pains. You must consult your physiotherapist to ascertain which exercises are appropriate and safe for you. The ligaments require a steady flow of blood to the tissues and this is possible when the muscles and ligaments that are in line with the neck are stretched appropriately. It promotes a continuous and rich blood supply to these parts of the body and makes the muscles stronger.
There are six types of stretches that you can practice, to improve neck mobility, under the supervision of your physiotherapist. The 6 stretches are namely:
If these exercises are practiced correctly you can surely have better neck muscle flexibility and resist injuries and pain easily.