Using A Ball For Upper Back & Neck Tension
Upper back and neck tension is one of the most common issues a Myotherapist will see in the treatment room. Whether it be from office work, overuse during physical activity or stress related, these simple techniques can be used to help alleviate some of that tension.
All you need is a ball and a towel. Preferably a fairly firm ball around the size of a lacrosse ball.
Use these videos as a guide only. If you want to know whether these videos will be helpful for you. Please consult a Myotherapist to see if these techniques are suitable for you.
- Upper Traps
- Rhomboids (in between shoulder blades)
- Pecs (chest)
- Sub Occipital (base of skull)
Upper Back, Neck Stiffness & Tension Headaches.Your upper Traps can often feel really tense and tender in these situations.Here is a really simple but effective way to self treat your upper traps. All you need is a ball and towel.What do you think?
Posted by Geelong Myotherapy and Wellness Centre on Tuesday, 5 May 2020
Do It Yourself Rhomboid TreatmentEasy technique to ease tension and discomfort inbetween your shoulder blades.
Posted by Geelong Myotherapy and Wellness Centre on Sunday, 17 May 2020
Don't forget about your pecs!Self Treat Pec (chest) TensionA nice simple technique to help with tension in your pecs. Managing tension in this area can help with anterior (front) shoulder pain.
Posted by Geelong Myotherapy and Wellness Centre on Monday, 18 May 2020
Neck and Base of Skull Self TreatmentSimple but effective technique to manage tension in the neck and base of the skull.
Posted by Geelong Myotherapy and Wellness Centre on Tuesday, 19 May 2020