I use a soft neck collar to sleep in, to avoid neck bending in a awkward position. I had neck surgery w/fusion 15 years ago, and I'm trying to avoid another until I have to. I do Yoga, to strengthen,stretch and lengthen the muscles. Cold packs for inflamation, moist heat, 20 min. on/20 min. off. Anti-inflamitory or choice and keep moving. Change positons often, stretch, walk a min. or 2. Warm shower, A massage chair for back, neck, with heat. The setting for Shiatsu massage,or roller massage works well, if you can't get someone at home or have a professional massage! I do all of the above, alternating from any combination, that gives relief Hope this helps!View Thread
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