How To Get Rid Of A Crick In The Neck?

One of the home remedies for neck pain is to first rest or lie down in a comfortable position. Then apply an ice pack on the neck at regular intervals for up to 72 hours. As part of the treatment for neck pain one should also take up some gentle stretching exercises which will be effective in both reducing the existing neck pain. Home remedies for neck pain also include certain relaxation  techniques such as deep breathing, meditation and yoga which are excellent for reducing the tension and stress in the neck muscles, which may be causing the pain. Sleep without a pillow when suffering from a neck pain, it helps treat neck pain. Improving one’s posture while sitting or talking on the phone can help better the neck sprain. Additionally one of the most effective remedies for neck pain is to gently massage the upper back muscles and the neck with some natural oils, to minimize as well as get rid of the neck pain.

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What causes neck and shoulder pain?

The neck and shoulders tend to be prone to aches and pains from time to time, something that has become more prevalent in modern times. One of the most common causes of neck and shoulder pain is related to the posture of an individual. The neck joint and the shoulder joints are constantly being used when one is active. The head swivels and tilts on the neck joint and the shoulders are used to control the movements of the arms. When one sits idle at work, these joints can get stiff. Neck and shoulder pain is something that occurs over a period of time. As an individual follows an unhealthy lifestyle, this condition gets worse and worse.

Another possible trigger of neck and shoulder pain is chronic stress. Chronic stress has an effect on the chemistry of an individual's body. This can lead to improper blood circulation as well as other related problems. One can use balms when seeking a neck and shoulder pain cure. Long term treatment of such a condition would include exercise and stress relieving techniques as well. For those who work at desk jobs, it is recommended that they move around once every 15 minutes to prevent stiffness in the neck and shoulder area.

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Are there any exercises that can help in treating neck pain?

While doing exercises for neck pain relief one must understand that overdoing any exercise can actually worsen the pain and therefore there should be no additional strain on the neck muscles. One of the most effective exercises for neck pain relief is the side stretch. This should be performed while standing or sitting in a comfortable position and gently moving your head from one side to the other towards the shoulder. If the pain increases, the exercise should be stopped immediately. Another good exercise for treating neck pain is the chin tuck exercise. While in a comfortable standing or sitting position the shoulder blades should be pinched together and the eyes should focus on an object straight ahead. While maintaining a straight stare, the neck should be gently moved forward and then backwards without bending downwards. This can be repeated 3-5 times and the stretch should be held for at least 10 seconds at a time. Neck rotations are also effective exercises for neck pain relief and can be done often to relieve stress not only in the neck but also the shoulder area. Neck rotations involve rotating the neck 360 degrees clockwise and then anti-clockwise at least 3-5 times to effectively get rid of neck pain.

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How do I get rid of pain?

One of the best ways of getting rid of neck pain is to do away with sleeping on a pillow. Lying down on a flat surface not only helps in relieving neck pain but also relaxes the neck muscles and gives them a chance to recover. Applying an ice pack on a painful neck for at least 10-15 minutes is another great method of getting rid of neck pain. Similarly, a hot compress can also help in relieving pain in the neck region and loosening up stiff muscles. Alternatively, applying hot and cold compresses is the best way to relieve neck pain. Simple neck massages can also go a long way in easing neck pain and these massages should ideally be taken after a hot bath or shower. Massaging the neck area in circular motions with some coconut or olive oil or rubbing the neck and shoulders in strong downward strokes is a very effective way of getting rid of neck pain. These days using acupuncture for neck pain relief has also become a popular treatment option. Acupuncture can be used in conjunction with conventional treatment options to treat simple neck pain problems as well as disorders such as cervical or ankylosing spondylosis.

answered by G R

Remedies -

  1. Do fermentation. First take ice pack and apply on the painful part for 3-4 seconds then remove this and apply hot pack or dry heated cloth for 3-4 seconds immediately then again cold pack Repeat this alternately for 5 minutes .
  2. Take a homeopathic remedy called as Kalmia lat 200 5 pills 2 doses at 3 hourly interval .Wait and watch for 24 hours then follow this with Rhus tox 200 5 pills 2 times daily for 3 days.

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