Neck Pain When Turning Head

Do You Get Neck Pain When Turning Your Head?

This quick & easy stretch will help you relieve neck pain when turning your head.

Use This Quick & Easy Exercise To Help Relieve Neck Pain When Turning Your Head

People with neck pain have trouble checking their mirrors while they're driving or when looking over their shoulder. This stretch will help you relieve your neck pain when turning your head!

What you'll need:

  • Chair
  • Towel (hand towel)

Placement of towel:

  • If your neck pain is in your lower neck, place the towel at base of your neck.
  • If your neck pain is higher around the base of your skull, place the towel right below your skull

Stretch To Relieve Neck Pain When Turning Your Head To The Right

  1. Reach across your body with your left hand and grab the towel on the opposite side
  2. Reach over the top and across your body with your right hand and grab the towel on the opposite side
  3. Pull towel with your right hand across your chin (lower neck pain) or your cheek bone (higher neck pain) and turn your chin toward your right shoulder

Stretch To Relieve Neck Pain When Turning Your Head To The Left

  1. Reach across your body with your right hand and grab the towel on the opposite side
  2. Reach over top and across your body with your left hand and grab the towel
  3. Pull towel with your left hand across your chin (lower neck pain) or your cheek bone (higher neck pain) and turn your chin to the left shoulder

Hopefully these tips help you relieve neck pain when turning your head.

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Do you get cracking, grinding, or crunching sounds in your neck when turning your head from side to side?

If so, check our our post "Cracking, Grinding, or Crunching Sounds In Neck When Turning Side To Side"

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