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If impacts to the head were the only cause of concussion, advances in helmet technology would have taken a larger bite out of the concussion rate in football, hockey, lacrosse, soccer and other contact sports. But hits to the body also cause concussions, and while pads protect the impact sites, they cannot protect the brain.

We received an email from a customer dealing with “severe Clinical Instability of the Cervical Spine” or CICS, who wanted to know how to use The Iron Neck in her recovery process. This customer is not alone in her quest to find a resolution to a serious spinal cord condition for which there are too few assessment and rehabilitative options. This can lead to many debilitating injuries and a lifetime of pain.  

Frank Wintrich relied on bodyweight training and general physical preparation to deliver a new stimulus to UCLA’s football players during the COVID-19 lock-out. Upon returning to the weight room, Wintrich went straight to the one thing the players missed the most while at home: building neck strength with the Iron Neck.
Over the last decade, researchers and athletic programs have been scrutinizing over how to prevent concussions since recent findings have highlighted concussions’ long-term health consequences. But, as more attention has gone into the consequences, even more attention has also gone into researching potential ways to prevent a concussion. As the research increases, so does the suggestion that neck strength and concussion prevention are interlinked. 
Whether you’re doing weightlifting reps or sitting at a desk all day, your neck is put under stress on a daily basis. If you’re considering taking up a neck training routine, it’s important to learn about which muscles are where and how to target them. Your neck is made up of multiple groups of muscles, each with their own chief functions and actions.

If you have ever had severe neck pain, you know that neck pain can be debilitating. The slightest movement of your head or shoulders is almost impossible. Whiplash injuries are common and very painful, and they can result from several reasons, with the most common being motor vehicle accident-related.

Resurrecting a football program is no small task. For University of Alabama at Birmingham's Director of Sports Performance, Lyle Henley, it begins with a commitment to hard work and exploring new ways to challenge his athletes in the weight room.
Between 50 to 85% of adults with neck pain will experience a recurrence of the pain within five years. The leading cause of neck pain remains to be weak back and neck posture, especially when we sit too long on our computers or text on our smartphones.
Whether you’re a professional athlete or work in an office, neck pain is extremely common. If you’re experiencing daily pain in your neck, it could be a sign of a pinched nerve. A pinched nerve is a nerve or bundle of nerves that is damaged or compressed due to a number of causes - this can lead to numbness, sharp pain and/or a limited range of motion. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms, it may be time to consider neck training.

Doctors, public health agencies, and health insurance companies all over the world use alphanumeric codes called ICD-10 for diagnosis representation, such as neck pain ICD-10, backache ICD-10, etc. Each disease, injury, disorder, symptom, and infection has a unique ICD-10 code. ICD-10 codes are used for tracking epidemics to the processing of insurance claims and for the compilation of global statistics on mortality.

The head and neck muscles have many crucial tasks to perform, including the movement of the neck and head, speech, chewing and swallowing, eye movement and facial expressions. All these tasks need actions that are full of force and strength.

Having a thick neck isn’t just for looks - pro athletes, bodybuilders and everyday gym-goers alike can benefit from thick neck muscles. Adding neck exercises to your daily workout can yield life-changing results.