Now the juicy part. You will need a tennis ball. Nothing else. We’ll start with the trapezius. Lay down on the floor and relax your neck and head. Place the tennis ball directly under that large bulge next to your neck we spoke about before. Slowly move your body around and find sore points. When you hit one you will know.
When you have a pain in the neck -- literally -- it could be caused by tension. Tension can set off a chain of events that leads to soreness at trigger points, which sometimes feels like knots in a muscle. When tension in your neck causes over-activity in the fascia of your muscles, a tennis ball pressed against the sore area can often reduce the tension and make the pain go away.
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Tense your toes and push the balls a slightly upwards so that you can feel a stretch in your neck. There might be some discomfort or a relaxing gentle pain during the stretch, but never a sharp pain and discomfort. Once you attain the stretch, relax your toes again and take at least 10 deep breaths.
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Simply put two tennis balls in a sock, and position that beneath the bottom of your skull, with one tennis ball on either side of your neck. Using your SMR device will likely give you more stable experience overall, which may help further relax the targeted muscles.
The tennis ball should not cause pain. Move your neck and body up and down and from side to side, allowing the tennis ball to roll over the stress knot. This helps to release tension from the muscle and loosen the knot. Make sure that your neck is a natural neutral position when using a tennis ball.