How to Prevent Neck Pain at Work

This easy floor exercise which can be done at home will effectively strengthen your neck muscles and reduce tension headaches

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PROBLEM AREA: NECK

Exercise step by step

  1. Objective: Strengthening the neck
    muscles to reduce tension headaches.

    Strengthening neck muscles diagram - Elastoplast
  2. Starting Position: Lie on your back
    with your knees bent and your hands
    lying on your abdomen.
    Movement: Pull your chin towards
    your larynx and then lift your head
    off the floor about 5 centimetres from
    this position. Hold this position for
    10 seconds, then put your head back
    down. Rest for 20 seconds.
    Repeat the exercise 5 times.
    Knees bent hands on abdomen position - Elastoplast
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Before you begin any of these exercise routines, be sure to check with your doctor. Once you have your doctor’s approval, begin exercising slowly and stop if you feel any pain or discomfort. Make sure to rest if you feel you are overexerting yourself.

Please note that none of the above given tips or recommendations substitute medical advice. Important: consult a health professional in case of an injury or if you suspect overuse of joints or a medical condition such as a fracture. A physician should be consulted in those acute cases when the condition is accompanied by reddening, swelling or hyperthermia of joints, ongoing joint trouble or severe pain and/or are associated with neurological symptoms (e.g. numbness, tingling, loss of motion).

For further information regarding Elastoplast products, please contact us via email on anz.consumerservices@beiersdorf.com. Carefully read the instructions for use given in our products‘ packages.

How to Prevent Neck Pain at Work - Exercise Video