Neck pain is often caused by trigger points in the upper back as well as neck muscles.

Virtually everyone wants to Reduce Upper Back and Neck Pain! It is understandable that we focus on locations that are painful.

These areas are all strained by head forward posture and rounding of the shoulders. It is useful to provide relief for these areas, both in treatment and with at-home self care.

  • Back of the neck
  • Upper back and area in between the shoulder blades
  • Upper traps and shoulders

We may apply heat, gentle self-compression, and work to stretch these muscles, which are typically too engaged and are shortened from taut bands and myofascial trigger points.