No matter if you travel to and from work by car, train, bicycle, or some other mode of transportation, there will no doubt come a time when the stress of the commute becomes a literal pain in the neck. The stress factors are myriad: drivers who cut you off without an acknowledgement; commuter trains that show up late (or not at all), or sit idle on the track for no apparent reason; drivers oblivious to the clearly marked bike lanes.
A buildup of stress during morning and afternoon rush hour can create tension in the neck muscles, to the point that even nodding your head or turning to check your blind spot can be excruciating. Sometimes it hurts so bad, you might start considering laser spine surgery for neck pain relief. Read more