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In this age of rush, it is not always possible to keep neck erect, while working. May it be computer work or writing. May it be school studies or making chapatis at home, our neck is always bent! We are not conscious about this posture till it hurts. But when the pain starts we start cursing it. Actually if we take proper measures such incidence wouldn't happen.
See it this way, the movement of other joints is seen but neck movements is not observed in each type of work, still muscles of neck are always at work to keep it erect. In sitting/standing work of neck muscles continuously goes on. And for this reason neck muscles need to be stronger. Similarly, it is important to rest neck muscles while sleeping.  
When sleeping, the mattress and pillow should give firm support to neck muscles maintaining normal neck curvature. The reason why we have to use pillow, is to fill up gap between shoulders and head. Now if you use a very thick pillow your neck will remain in bent position, if…