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Good posture and the way you move your body can help prevent tension
in your neck, shoulders, and upper back muscles. If your headaches seem to be
related to tension in this area, be aware of your posture and position during
daily activities. This may help prevent headaches.
Use good body mechanics all the time, not just when you have a
headache or back pain.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
Current as ofOctober 14, 2016
Current as of:
October 14, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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