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Neck Strain Exercises
What is it?
A neck strain is when the neck is quickly whipped forward and back. It is also called a "whiplash." This injury is usually caused by contact sports or an accident, such as a car accident. This may cause stress and stretching of the muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, or other neck tissue. Ask your caregiver for more information about other ways to treat your injury.
Do's and Don'ts:
Caregivers may tell you to remain pain-free as you exercise. If your injury does not improve, call your caregiver.
- Neck Glides:
- Side Bends:
- Forward Flexion:
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