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Here’s a surprising way to relieve neck pain

I’ve spent way too much time hunched over my laptop lately, so not surprisingly I’m feeling a lot of pain in my neck. I did stretching exercises, took Advil, even got my wife to rub my neck but it still hurt.

So I went looking for some new stretch and strengthening exercises, and read that there’s an acupressure point on the back of your HAND that can help a stiff NECK.  Of course I was skeptical because I’ve never tried any kind of alternative medicine before, but what the heck, I gave it a try. Note that my pain was on the left side of my neck so I had to find the acupressure point on my right hand, evidently the wiring is crisscrossed in your body. Here’s what I did:

I put my left pointer finger between the two bones on the back of my right hand, just above the knuckles of my pointer and middle finger, and made small circles, while also turning and tilting my head like I had done previous mornings to no avail. And within 5 minutes I had much less pain and a greater range of motion.

Hopefully this can help other people with neck pain “Feel Good”, post a comment below if you try it and it works, or if you think I’m crazy and just imagined that it feels better.