Neck Pain Relief

Stretching levator scapula can help with neck pain.

This simple and quick self-care tip may help you reduce neck pain and improve neck mobility.

Let's focus on opening up levator scapula.  Levator scapula is an important muscle that affects neck and shoulder mobility.

If you are suffering from a stiff neck and have problems turning your neck, try this quick self-care tip:

  • Place the hand of the affected side so it cradles the occipital ridge (base of skull).
  • Rest your chin on he shoulder opposite the affected side.
  • In a controlled manner, rotate your shoulder back and down for 12-15 repetitions.