If the neck musculature is strong, the person can withstand greater force before an injury is sustained. In addition to decreasing neck injuries, strengthening upper body muscles will help prevent chronic conditions.
If you have a past or current neck discomfort then it is vital that you restore your neck and shoulder strength through your rehabilitation program.
Having Strong Neck and Shoulder Muscles will
- Prevent risk of neck sprain
- Prevent chronic or acute injuries to the surrounding muscles of the neck and shoulder
- Protect the adjacent joints
- Improve the performance of your sports and daily activities and productivities
This video will show you simple exercises for your neck and shoulder to help strengthen your neck at the comfort of your own home. These exercises are of different levels of difficulties so make sure you do that at your own pace.
Keeping in mind these exercises are of general nature and does not take your neck injuries/history into consideration. In order to fully rehab your neck discomfort you will still need to continue to progress to harder and more functional strengthening exercises that are specifically tailored for you, in order to feel pain free while working.
Here at Capital Physiotherapy, our physiotherapists are the experts in helping you to fix your neck issues as well as all the discomfort that comes with it!
We can help you lead a healthier and pain free lifestyle.
Our physiotherapist will be able to give a full neck and shoulder assessment on you and come out with individualised advice/treatment plan that is tailored for your particular needs.
At Capital Physiotherapy, your initial appointment is 40-60 minutes long. This allows our physios to be thorough in their assessment, as well as giving them enough time to give you treatment on the same consultation!