Your neck does so much more than you even realize. Of course, it holds up your head—but it helps with your back, too. And when your neck gets out of whack, it can open up the floodgates to unexpected symptoms such as low back pain, aches in the face, and migraines.
Once you’ve experienced neck pain, you may be wary of doing any physical activity. But some exercise can be a path to a healthier neck. Even just a series of six exercises—gentle stretches and movements that get blood flowing and help muscles to move—may help. This graphic breaks down some to-dos to consider.
Here’s an amazing graphic: