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This got me thinking of a problem I see in over 50% of patients that come to my office: Forward head posture. This position (see picture) puts the neck in an extended position, which puts a tremendous amount of pressure on the nerves that go to the muscles in the back of neck, right under the skull.
If you spend a lot of time at work hunched in front of a computer, take a break every 30 minutes to stretch. Try rotating your neck and arms through a complete range of motion several times. It is also important to take breaks to get your eyes off the computer screen. Eyestrain is one of the leading causes of headaches.
Low-impact exercises may help relieve the pain associated with primary headaches.