To get relief from neck pain, apply heat or ice, slowly massage the affected area, and take nonprescription creams or gels or a pain reliever such as acetaminophen, according to WebMD. Aerobic exercises, such as walking,... More »

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One of the simplest ways to treat neck and shoulder pain is by taking over-the-counter pain relief medication, according to Mayo Clinic. Ibuprofen, acetaminophen and other common products can reduce pain by lowering infl... More »

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Applying ice or heat to the neck area and taking over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, can treat neck pain, according to WebMD. Stretching and strengthening exercises may also help to relieve pa... More »

Applying ice or heat to the neck area and taking over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or naproxen, can treat neck pain, according to WebMD. Stretching and strengthening exercises may also help to relieve pa... More »

Resting the neck, applying ice and heat, trying massage, and using over the counter pain relievers can work together to relieve neck pain and stiffness, according to HowStuffWorks. Trying simple range of motion exercises... More »

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At-home treatments for neck pain include applying heat or ice, stretching and exercises, over-the-counter pain medications and reducing other harmful factors that can exacerbate the neck pain, according to WebMD. Neck pa... More »

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Patients can relieve lower-back pain by increasing rest, applying heat or ice directly to the affected area of the back, and taking over-the-counter pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen, explains WebMD. Exe... More »