Which acupressure point helps with neck pain?
Neck pain is actually quite common. Did you know that looking at your smartphone is like placing 4 bowling balls on your neck?
Key points of this video:
Neck pain can often come from sleeping wrong (experiment with different pillows), posture problems (check your posture when at the computer or smartphone).
Ladies: check your handbags! You might overloading your back and/or the strap is putting a strain on your shoulder, neck and upper back area.
Often, we tend to carry our problems in the neck and upper back area. Notice if you start tensing up during the day when dealing with problems or challenges.
A warm neck wrap helps relax the muscles. If you feel that icing helps, then always alternate the icing with heat packs.
The acupressure point called Small Intestine 3 can help with neck pain.
It is located at the outside of your hand, just below the small finger. Use your finger, fingernail or a pen to stimulate this point for 20 seconds, several times a day.