One part of our body that is endangered to minor injuries and repeated stress is our valuable and highly flexible NECK. The posterior neck is accountable for the movement and support of the head. Posterior neck pain i.e. pain in the back of the neck is the most common type of neck pain.
Our neck has lots of functions to perform, which include –
Supports the Head
Protects the spinal cord and spinal nerves
Allows movement of the Head
The various causes of Posterior neck pain –
Incorrect Posture while Sitting, Sleeping or Reading
Chronic Injury Caused due to Wearing Heavy Helmets
As we say, ‘There is solution to every problem’, so is with this posterior neck pain. There are many yoga poses that can treat posterior neck pain, which include –
Child pose or Balasana
Cow Pose or Bitilasana
Cat Pose or Marjaryasana
Extended Triangle Pose or Utthita Trikonasana
Legs-up-the-wall or Viparita Karaniasana
Corpse Pose or Savasana
However, it is important to perform these yoga poses under proper guidance or it might worsen the condition.