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Do you or one of your loved ones have neck pain? Here’s some physio exercise videos to help.


How to relieve neck pain (with or without radiating symptoms into your shoulder, arm or hand)

If you or someone you know has neck pain, with or without pain, pins and needles or tingling in the arm, shoulder or hands, the exercises below should help. There are lots of people slumped over their laptops or phones and the general stresses of the situation we are in due to coronavirus is making neck and arm pain worse. It is important to get up regularly, get out for a walk or other gentle exercise, but sometimes the neck needs a extra helping hand with some more specific exercises.


The best seated exercises for neck, shoulder or arm pain

These exercises do not replace seeing a physiotherapist or osteopath for a video consultation so please do make sure you get any neck, shoulder or arm symptoms checked out. Please get in touch by email at reception@octopusclinic.com to find out more or call 07769653715.


1) Simple neck stretches: https://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/69-chair-exercises-simple-neck-stretching/
2) Upper back twists: https://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/67-chair-exercises-twist-mobilisation-upper-back/
3) Upper back release: https://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/49-upper-back-thread-needle/
4) Shoulder blade stretches: https://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/14-shoulder-blade-movement-kneeling/
5) Arm swings:  https://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/64-dynamic-arms/
6) Spine stability: https://www.octopusclinic.com/videos/04-superman-arms-legs/

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Get in contact

You can contact Lucy directly on lucymacdonaldphysio@hotmail.co.uk, via this website (where you can also find lots more of free exercise videos and advice a well as following us on YouTubeFacebook and Instagram. 

You can book an appointment online here, email reception@octopusclinic.com or call 02075838288.

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