Mckenzie treat your own neck exercises
Treat Your Own Neck by Robin McKenzieI think this is a 5-star. For now thats what Im giving it as I have been doing the exercises and they seem to work. The author is a PT and seems reliable in his approach to chronic neck pain. For those of us that have spent far too much time at a computer and have cranked up our necks, the exercises in this book really help. Of course if you have injured your neck, see the doctor first, but when the rubber hits the road, you have to do the real work. The quick fixes in life just arent there. Lose weight, eat right, exercise, stretch, stop staring at screens, socialize, blah, blah, blah. Stop complaining and get to work.
Treat Your Own Neck by Robin McKenzie Book Review
This comprehensive system for neck self-management provides relief and prevention of common neck pain and injury. Treat Your Own Neck can also be a valuable complement to physical therapy, chiropractic care or other manual therapy as it can relieve pain and prevent symptoms from recurring between visits. Written by Robin McKenzie. Softcover, 80 pages. Treat Your Own Neck I was very impressed with the simplicity and effectiveness of the self-help instructions.
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Treat Your Own Neck by Robin McKenzie is a brief book that describes how to ease your neck pain with simple exercises and posture fixes. The book covers a number of common activities - sitting, driving, manual labor and reclining - showing the wrong way and the right way to do them, and why. McKenzie is a physical therapist whose research suggests that a process known as centralization - when pain moves from the periphery of the body toward your spine - is an indication your treatment is working. Treat Your Own Neck is for most, but not all, people with neck pain. The reason is that neck pain, according to McKenzie and others, is generally due to overstretching of soft tissue particularly ligaments , which is something his program addresses. If your problem is due to something other than overstretched ligaments, you can read McKenzie's short list of symptoms on page 22 that indicate the need for medical attention. For example, if you have radiculopathy pain and other symptoms going down one arm , you should see your doctor before attempting the exercises in the book.
Treat Your Own Neck targets the general public. The objective of this book is clear: Enabling anyone to learn techniques to rid themselves of mechanical neck pain. In it Mr. The book is clear, concise, and very easy to understand. It proceeds with identifying poor postures of standing, sitting, and sleeping—some of the greatest culprits of mechanical neck pain. Simplistic methods for correction of these postures are offered with good illustration. Exercises offered in the book are derived from the McKenzie Method used for centralizing neck pain.