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Neck Pain Causes, Symptoms & Prevention Tips

So your neck is aching and you’ve had enough! We hear ya’. Here’s some useful info and tips to help you shake off the neck pain and get back to your workouts and parallel parking prowess.

COMMON CAUSES:

  • Overexertion
  • Muscle strains
  • Sports-related injuries
  • Repetitive motion
  • Poor sleeping positions and an old, worn-out mattress
  • Stress and muscle tension

COMMON SYMPTOMS:

  • Tightness in shoulders
  • Soreness and difficulty moving your neck or turning your head
  • Headaches
  • Neck, shoulder and/or upper arm pain

PREVENTING PAIN:

  • Maintain a strong and balanced posture
  • Support your lower back when sitting
  • Take short breaks from sitting to stretch
  • Use a pillow that keeps your neck straight when sleeping
  • Warm up before working out
  • Practice relaxation exercises

HERE ARE SOME PAIN RELIEF OPTIONS FOR YOU

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BENGAY® Cold Therapy Pain Relief Gel

BENGAY® COLD
THERAPY GEL

Provides relief with an instant, cold blast of soothing, pain-relieving ingredients.

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Ultra Strength BENGAY® Pain Relief Cream

ULTRA STRENGTH
BENGAY® PAIN
RELIEVING CREAM

Battling epic aches? When you’re at your limit, Ultra Strength has 3 pain-relieving ingredients for penetrating relief—our strongest BENGAY® product EVER.

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Ultra Strength BENGAY® Pain Relieving Patch

ULTRA STRENGTH
BENGAY® PAIN
RELIEVING PATCH

Targeted relief in comfy patches that come in both large and small sizes. No matter where life takes, turns or twists you, they are designed to stay put as you move.