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Neck-Specific Exercise for Headaches & Neck Pain

Migraine Relief Elk River, Headache Relief Elk River, Migraine Remedies Otsego, Migraine Remedies Ramsey MN, Chronic Headaches Otsego, Chronic Headaches Ramsey MN, Neck Pain Relief Elk River, Neck Pain Treatment Elk River, Back Pain Relief Elk River, Lower Back Pain Relief Elk River, Lower Back Pain Treatment Elk River, Anxiety Stomach Problems Elk River, Stress and Stomach Issues Elk River, Stress and Digestion Elk River, Chiropractor Elk River, Chiropractic Elk River, Chiropractor near me Elk River, Certified Nutrition Specialist Elk River, Find a Nutritionist Elk River, Holistic Dietitian Elk RiverAs screens (televisions, computers, and smartphones/tablets) become an increasingly important part of daily life, many people gradually take on a more slumped posture, which can place added strain on the neck and shoulders, raising the risk for neck pain and headaches. Luckily, it’s possible to improve forward head posture, rounded shoulder posture, and scapular instability with neck-specific exercises and chiropractic care.

In a 2018 study, patients with forwarding head posture performed either scapular stabilization orMigraine Relief, Headache Relief, Migraine Remedies, Chronic Headaches, Chronic Headaches, Neck Pain Relief, Neck Pain Treatment, Back Pain Relief, Lower Back Pain Relief, Lower Back Pain Treatment, Anxiety Stomach Problems, Stress and Stomach Issues, Stress and Digestion, Chiropractor, Chiropractic, Chiropractor near me, Certified Nutrition Specialist, Find a Nutritionist, Holistic Dietitian neck stabilization exercises for 30 minutes three times a week for four weeks. Participants in both groups experienced improvements related to their craniocervical angle and muscle activity around the upper back and neck, with greater results reported by the scapular stabilization group.

Several studies have shown similar results for improving forward head posture using both scapular and neck stabilization exercises. In another study, high schoolers with forwarding head posture performed scapular and neck stabilization exercises and exhibited good posture up to four months later.

Migraine Relief Elk River, Headache Relief Elk River, Migraine Remedies Otsego, Migraine Remedies Ramsey MN, Chronic Headaches Otsego, Chronic Headaches Ramsey MN, Neck Pain Relief Elk River, Neck Pain Treatment Elk River, Back Pain Relief Elk River, Lower Back Pain Relief Elk River, Lower Back Pain Treatment Elk River, Anxiety Stomach Problems Elk River, Stress and Stomach Issues Elk River, Stress and Digestion Elk River, Chiropractor Elk River, Chiropractic Elk River, Chiropractor near me Elk River, Certified Nutrition Specialist Elk River, Find a Nutritionist Elk River, Holistic Dietitian Elk RiverA 2019 study looked at the effect of a six-week intervention featuring manual therapy and/or stabilizing exercises on 60 women with neck pain and forward head posture. Participants in both the manual therapy/stabilization exercise-combo group and the stabilization exercise-only group reported better outcomes with respect to head posture, pain reduction, and improved function, but the results were best in the combined treatment group. The authors concluded that manual therapy adds a meaningful role to a structured exercise program that addresses scapular and neck instability and forward head and rounded shoulder posture.

Doctors of chiropractic often incorporate exercise training in their treatment recommendations, especially when postural issues may contribute to the patient’s symptoms, like neck pain and headaches.

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