How do I know if the stretch necksaviour Mini delivers is right for me?
Each necksaviour Mini can give either a strong or light stretch.
Why is stretching the neck a therapeutic thing to do?
Stretching reduces the pressure from the joints, discs and opens the space around the nerves. It also helps stretch the muscles and ligaments as well as increasing blood ﬂow.
How often should I use necksaviour Mini?
Up to three times a day.
Please note: Your therapist may guide you speciﬁcally in relation to any speciﬁc condition you may have.
How long should I use necksaviour Mini for?
For a maximum of 15-20 minutes. We recommend you build up use starting at 2 minutes and increasing by 1 minute per day. Please note: Your therapist may guide you speciﬁcally in relation to any speciﬁc condition you may have
Is it safe to do exercise while using necksaviour Mini?
It depends on what exercise! Some Pilates and yoga based exercises are ideal, it will give some stretches a whole new dimension!
How much does necksaviour Mini weigh?
Just 2ozs or 75 grams
How big is necksaviour Mini?
It is 25.5cm x 16.5cm x 4cm
Can I use necksaviour Mini if I have Rheumatoid arthritis?
This depends on the severity of your condition. Atlanto-occipital and Atlanto-axial subluxation as a result of rheumatoid arthritis may be contraindicated (as it would be for all stretching). If you have rheumatoid arthritis you may want to try necksaviour Mini under the guidance of your therapist or specialist.
What is necksaviour Mini made from?
It is made from the latest skin friendly, durable foams.
Can I use necksaviour Mini sitting up?
necksaviour Mini has been designed to be used in the supine (lying on back) position to achieve maximum relaxation and stretch. You can use necksaviour Mini in a reclined position but relaxation and stretch may be reduced.
Can I use necksaviour Mini anywhere?
Absolutely! necksaviour Mini is so light and portable it is ideal for taking with you wherever you go. Take necksaviour Mini on holiday, to the park, gym, exercise classes, beach or even the office.
When should I use necksaviour Mini?
Whenever you feel like it. This may be when you have neck pain or a headache or feel them developing. You can also use necksaviour Mini as part of a maintenance programme to reduce neck pain/problems and headaches. necksaviour Mini is also ideal for undoing the effects of gravity and poor working postures or after exercise.This is particularly true after certain sports such as cycling or rowing where the head and neck can be in positions of relative extension for long periods.
Is necksaviour Mini suitable for children?
Neck problems in children are thankfully rare. necksaviour Mini may be suitable but it will very much depend on the age/size/weight of the child and their speciﬁc condition. You may want to try necksaviour Mini under the guidance of your therapist or specialist.