What To Do For a Stiff Neck

Physical Therapy Techniques To Improve Neck Mobility

Woman with a stiff neck

You know you have a stiff neck when you literally have to turn your whole body to look at the person sitting right next to you. A stiff neck is not an easy problem to hide and not an easy problem to live with – even simple daily tasks become painful and difficult. Driving, for instance, presents a whole new challenge, requiring a strategic use of mirrors just to change lanes safely.

For many, a stiff neck can last a day or two, while it can be a persistent issue in others. The good news is: there are steps you can take to improve your mobility and function to overcome your stiff neck…

My 5 Favorite Exercises Using Lacrosse Balls – Video

For Self Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Massage

Lacrosse Balls for self myofascial release

Want to know the best way to release trigger points in your muscles? Do you have a tennis ball at home? Great! You can use it to play fetch with your dog. But for releasing tension in specific muscles, I recommend using a Lacrosse Ball. It is slightly smaller than a tennis ball and much more firm – perfect for targeting small areas of tension…