Free your neck and shoulders! Exercise 4

The busy person’s quick guide to free your neck and shoulder from stiffness and pain – Exercise 4

Take action to release your shoulder and neck pain by finding the sources of the problem. A neighborhood area to the pain, is very often contributing to the problem.

Try one, a few or all of these SIX exercises to figure out which one helps! The goals is to deeply release your neck and shoulder stiffness. 5 MORE EXERCISES IN SEPARATE BLOG POSTS.

4. Tapping / shaking / squeezing your arm / shoulder muscles

Standing or sitting in the front of a chair, try some passive movements for your aching shoulder that can help the brain to release the over-tension.

– Find a very soft smaller sized ball and roll it with your healthy hand softly along the front/side and back of the shoulder muscles that attach the head to the arm/shoulder in an up and down fashion.
– Then, put the ball down and use your, softly cupped, other hand to gently tap over the same muscles.
– Then, stop taping and without effort lift very slowly your shoulder up towards your ear while you compassionately squeeze the shoulder-head muscle while it is shortening in the lift action and again while it is lengthening. Then let the shoulder slowly sink down again …

Disclaimer: This blog is for informational purpose. You should consult with your healthcare provider whether these activities are appropriate for you.

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