Tension Headache Relief with Simple Stretches – Ask Doctor Jo

Tension Headache Relief with Simple Stretches: Tension headaches are very common, and they can really shut you down. Stress is the number one cause of tension headaches. Use Doctor Jo’s simple stretches and exercises to relax the muscles that are causing the pain. For a detailed blog post about this video, visit

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Doctor Jo is a licensed Physical Therapist and Doctor of Physical Therapy.



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DISCLAIMER: This video and any related comments are not medical advice. Check with your own healthcare professional before attempting anything in this video. This information is only intended to show you the correct technique for physical therapy exercises and should not be used to self-diagnose or self-treat any medical condition. If you experience any pain or difficulty while doing these exercises, stop immediately and see your healthcare professional.

24 Replies to “Tension Headache Relief with Simple Stretches – Ask Doctor Jo”

  1. Hellow i never felt pain ever in my childhood age till 26 but one day i came from outdoor to the room and i saw the ac is off there was a person in the room he turned off and it was too hot weather of outside and after i come in i turned on and he fighting with me and there was another person was sleeping at the same time he also get up and start quarell i felt i am right but these two are wrong supporting wrong thing i felt very bad but i did nt answer their bla bla with me and i knew its wrong,and felt hurt very much at the same time i feel a pain comes in the right side deep in my head like electric shok or waves comes from the sky to the earth hat night i try to sleep but coud nt slept after that whenever i notice something wrong suddenlt at the same time i felt shoking pain in the hear after few seconds pain automatically goes but am stressed what is happening with me can u suggest me anything is it danger for me in the future life…???hope you ll reply soon…:)
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  2. Thank you so much, I've been getting headaches recently during or after my runs and this has dramatically helped!

  3. Thank you for the video! Quick question Is it possible to have a tension headache for close to a week? pain in upper neck and pressure on sides of head by ears.

  4. Hi mam I am having headache on right side which is accompanied by stiffness in neck since 2 weeks ?? Kindly advice ?

  5. Thank You so much, this was so helpful. I was going take some pain meds but watch the video and did the exercise and feel so much better. Thank You :)

  6. I've never seen any of your videos before and this is super! I love your sense of humour. You had me at "disclaimer alert!"

  7. I can't do this.. Help..
    According to google, tension headaches can last up to 30 minutes – 7 days. I HAVE THIS FOR 3 DAYS! It hurts when I do this exercise. I only can do the head on the shoulder and the chin to you chest thingy. So plas help.

  8. Thank you so much!!! It seems like I get chronic headaches and as soon as I try the first few exercises I felt immediate relief!

  9. Thank you so much! This really helped! Im aving this for later. Im going to need it, seeing as I have been getting headaches every after noon for the past 3 weeks…

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