Benefits neck spasm exercises pdf CSP membership Insurance, news, resources, advice and support. This leaflet provides general information about neck pain and simple exercises that may help. Neck pain is common but most cases aren’t caused by a serious problem. Most cases of neck pain get better on their own within a few weeks.
Bed rest for more than a couple of days makes it harder to get going, so make sure you stay active. Gradually increase your normal activities and do regular exercise. Take painkillers if needed so you can stay active. 8 weeks to help prevent symptoms returning.
Download the leaflet for a series of simple exercises to help you recover and to help prevent symptons returning. Having read the advice sheet first, some of the following videos may help you to follow the exercises.
Increasing neck movement by moving the head forwards in sitting. Strengthening of the stabilising neck muscles by drawing the chin in gently in sitting position.
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Hold for a count of 15. Repeat 3 times on each side.