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Neck Pain Habits To Break To Find Lasting Relief

Occasionally, people wake up with nagging pains in their necks. Sometimes, neck pain worsens after work hours. Medical experts suggest that neck pain is the result of bad habits formed over the years for many people.

To find lasting relief from this condition, avoid the following neck pain habits.

Standing or Sitting Without Breaks. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods. Take breaks every 15 minutes. 

Wrong Exercise Techniques. While exercises can strengthen your muscles, employing the incorrect technique can strain the nerves in your neck. Follow the right procedures when exercising. Especially when lifting heavy pieces of equipment.

Tech Neck. Many people bend their necks while typing, reading, or working on electronic devices. Tech neck positions strain the neck and cause pain and soreness.

Exercise Apathy. Research published in the International Scholarly Research Notices revealed that lack of physical exercise could cause neck pain. Failure to exercise can lead to muscle and bone loss. Bone loss in the spine can result in vertebral compression, leading to bad posture and causing neck pain.

Stress. Stress has been identified as a cause of neck pain. Stress can cause the muscles in your neck to tense and which results in pain.

Carrying Heavy Loads. Your shoulder muscles are attached to your neck, and that’s why you feel pains around your neck after some heavy lifting. To avoid sustaining neck trauma, don’t lift heavy loads for a long time.

Long Commuting. Experts have noted that human beings should not sit for long periods as we do today. But we are forced to sit for long hours at a stretch while commuting from one place to another. Avoid maintaining a particular posture when traveling, which can strain the muscles in your neck region.

Bad Sleeping Habits. Some sleeping positions can change the arrangement of your spine and put pressure on your neck. Sleeping on your stomach can cause your ligaments and neck vertebrae to move out of their correct placement.

Not Seeking Chiropractic Care For Your Neck Pain. It is a non-invasive procedure that helps relieve the pains that stem from upper cervical trauma for those not familiar with chiropractic care.

The upper cervical chiropractor will first conduct tests using digital x-ray and thermal imaging devices to address your neck pain. The results will determine whether chiropractic care will be advantageous to your situation.

If any upper cervical trauma is discovered, the upper cervical chiropractor will apply chiropractic adjustments and a variety of care. If correctly applied, therapeutic, precise adjustments can relax the neck muscles. 

This will start a process that allows the body to heal itself. The nervous system function will be restored, and the pain-inducing inflammation will stop reoccurring.

If bad habits have caused you chronic neck pain, do something about it by getting in touch with us today. We care about the safety of our community. We can, therefore, guarantee your security during your consultation or appointment.


For the past six years, Dr. Addison Bulosan has provided excellent chiropractic care for sufferers of chronic migraines and other travel-related illnesses. For more information contact Dr. Addison Bulosan at 2959 Umi Street Suite 202 Lihue HI 96766. Phone: 808-369-9733. Please forward all email inquiries to addison@thespecific.com. To schedule a 15-minute free consultation, visit kauai.thespecific.com/schedule.

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