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No 1 Exercise to Crush Headaches

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Do you or someone you know experience headaches frequently? This blog is what you need to say goodbye to that headache!

There are many different types of headaches, the most common one seen at the clinics are tension headaches. This can mainly be felt around the front and the back of the head. It can be brought on by stress or by sitting at a desk all day or simply by looking at a screen. 

This is why it is important to work on stretching the areas of your neck both front and back. This will help to relieve pressure being put on the nerves causing the headaches and ultimately give you more strength and control of the muscles in the neck and head areas. 

Follow this one simple stretch and feel the benefits!

Neck Drop and Raise

Step 1) Start on your hands and knees with your head in a neutral position.

Step 2) Drop your head down towards the floor and tuck your chin to your chest. Hold this for 10-15 seconds.

Step 3) Slowly raise your head up so you are now looking up towards the ceiling. Hold this for 10-15 seconds. 

Step 4) Repeat Steps 2 and 3 for 10 repetitions. 

It’s as easy as that! Follow the video below for help. 

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This article was written by our team of specialist therapists at Perfect Balance Clinic. If you would like more specific advice about how our team can help you with this condition or symptoms you may be having, please complete the contact form below and one of the team will get back to you shortly.

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