Tech neck is something many of us deal with. Luckily, a few daily stretches can help you get rid of it
If you spend a lot of time hunched over a computer or staring at a smartphone, chances are you suffer from "Tech Neck". This is a condition that happens to people who often hunch forward and downward while working on a computer. Luckily, with a few daily stretches, you can get rid of tech neck pain once and for all.
Remedies to help with Tech Neck
- Lie on your back, legs extended behind you, face down on the floor.
- Your hands and feet should be placed squarely behind your shoulders while your legs are flat on the ground.
- Keep your chin tucked, and your hands on the floor as you slowly lift your shoulders up and squeeze them together.
- As you lower your upper body, contract your glutes and elevate your torso back to the starting position.
- Repeat this ten times.
- Sit or stand in a comfortable position with your shoulders back and relaxed.
- Look up at the ceiling with your lips closed and your teeth touching, not clenched.
- Pause for a while, relax your jaw, then open your mouth wide.
- At this point, check if you can extend your neck a little bit further back.
- Keeping your head in this position, move your lower jaw up upwards, and close your mouth. You'll know you're doing it correctly if you feel a stretching sensation in your neck which is great for tech neck.
- To begin, get on your stomach and extend your legs behind you.
- Raise your torso above the ground by placing your hands beside your body and applying pressure on the floor. Your shoulders should be aligned with your wrist.
- Tilt your head back and raise your chest towards the ceiling.
- Now turn your head to the left and squeeze your right glute while pressing your right hip to the floor.
- Repeat 10 times on each side.
- Start by getting down on your hands and knees. Lift your hips toward the ceiling, keeping your toes tucked in.
- Make sure your heels don't touch the floor as you lower your body.
- Drop your head and lengthen your neck. Keep your wrist creases aligned with the front edge of your mat.
- Use your forefinger and thumb knuckles to relieve tension on your wrists.
- Take at least three full breaths in and out in this position.
- Release and lie on your back to relax.
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