Did you know that you have over 20 muscles that connect the base of your head, neck, and jaw to your rib cage and shoulder joint?
So, if you have neck issues, it may come from something with your rib cage and shoulders.
The same is true in the opposite direction. It may be from something in your head, neck, or rib cage if you have shoulder issues. The body can be pretty complicated. Often, where we feel discomfort in our body could be caused by a problem from someplace else in our body.
Example: If I always pull my shoulders down and back to appear to have better posture, this action will stress my neck. The movement of pulling the shoulders down and back stretches the muscles attached from my neck to my shoulders. My brain perceives the feeling of tightness as I pull the muscle long and tight like a...