Weak neck muscles tend to increase stress on the cervical spine leading to neck pain. Neck muscle strengthening exercises like touching the chest with the chin, side-to-side neck tilt, turning the neck towards both sides, neck stretching, etc., in regular intervals and repetitions, are beneficial.
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