November 10, 2022
Self Care Resources for Massage Clients
Self Care Exercises
Videos of self-care exercises
I have had three whiplash accidents and have tried many different pillows for my neck pain over the years. The most comfortable pillow I have found is a buckwheat hull pillow. The pillow can be molded to any shape and will hold its shape. When lying on your back, you can bunch it up under your neck like a cervical pillow, then when you lie on your side, you can bunch it up higher to support your head.
Here is a link to one of the pillows on amazon.com
Intermittent Traction Device
Intermittent traction to the neck pumps the intervertebral discs, helping them to be healthy.
Here are links for a neck traction unit. The unit provides intermittent traction by using a release strap.
This video shows how the traction unit works:
Whole Body Vibration
Whole body vibration using a vibration plate can help with strength, balance, and bone density.
This is the unit I have in my office:
Research articles about whole body vibration are on my blog page at: