Neck pain, be it caused by bad sleep, bad posture, a sudden twist, or too much stress, is among the most common everyday complaints. Research shows that neck-strengthening exercises may be more important than stretching when it comes to preventing neck pain.

The same goes for shoulder strength. Strengthening your shoulders not only prevents shoulder stiffness and pain, it may also protect your elbow joints. That’s because weak shoulders increase the stress placed on your elbows and wrists. Read more my infographic below to finds some simple ways to build neck and shoulder strength throughout the day.

7 Ways to Reduce Neck Pain