How to Fix a Stiff Neck or Shoulders

Stretching for Neck Pain

If the pain is severe, don't attempt any stretches for the first 24 hours. For moderate pain, it'sgood to do some gentle neck stretching straightaway.

Gentle Neck Stretches Lying

Lie down on the bed. Now slide the back of your head away from your shoulders - think about lengthening the back of your neck. Your head will tilt forward slightly and your chin will tuck into your neck. Pull your chin in as far as you can and press the back of your neck into the mattress for 10 seconds, then relax. Do 3 sets of 10.

You may want to be alone when you do this exercise - if you do it right, it will make you look like you have a really attractive doub