4 Ways To Relieve Neck Pain 

Posted by Sandy De Ocampo on

Woman with Neck Pain

If you suffer from neck pain or discomfort, you know it can't be fun. You try to ignore it, but it's always there — nagging at the back of your mind and making things more difficult. 

In this article, we cover 4 ways you can relieve your neck pain — so that you can feel your best and enjoy life again.

 

  1. Massage Your Neck

Neck Massage

The neck is a very complex area of the body, and it can get quite sore after a long day at work or from sleeping wrong. A simple neck massage can be great for relieving neck pain and stiffness. Use your hands to press down on the base of your skull, then gently glide them down your neck in small circles. You can also use a tennis ball to give yourself more pressure if you need it.

You can use a cream like Aromalief Vegan Pain Relief in lavender to help get pain relief faster. 


  1. Take A Hot Bath

Hot Bath

If you have a sore neck and are not able to get out of bed, try taking a hot bath! The warmth will relax tense muscles, making it easier for them to release tension and causing them to heal faster. Add Epsom salts or baking soda into the water as well if you prefer; they'll help ease aches and pains throughout your body while boosting blood circulation.

 

  1. Get Some Exercise

Woman Exercising

Physical activity is one of the best things you can do for yourself when it comes to relieving neck pain and reducing inflammation in general! Whether you're exercising with weights, doing yoga poses or simply going for a walk around the block, getting some movement into your life will help keep muscles strong and flexible so that they don't overstretch.


  1. Do some stretches

Child's Pose Yoga

Stretching will help loosen up tight muscles in your neck so that they can move more freely without causing pain or discomfort. There are many different types of stretches you can do, but the most popular ones are seated forward bends (like a child's pose) and side stretches (like the cat stretch).

 

The information shared in this blog post is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. Please consult your doctor.

 

AROMALIEF FREE RESOURCES

This pain tracking sheet is a simple to use form that you can print several copies and put them in a binder. You can fill it out throughout the day or every night with a warm cup of tea. Writing things down can also help to get them out of our mind.

This guide contains a comprehensive plan to help you live with less pain with the help of nature. This includes: Foods, aromatherapy, meditation, routines, sleep, exercise, self care, and more. 

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