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This simple exercise will help relieve your neck and upper-back stiffness quicker than it takes to read this. Try it sitting in bed, at the kitchen table or where your muscles probably hurt the most – at your desk

Sit tall in your chair.Carrie Cockburn/The Globe and Mail

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Use your left hand to pull gently on your right knee so your upper body rotates to the right. Hold for 15 seconds, then switch sides.Carrie Cockburn/The Globe and Mail

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