Most people will have had to deal with a sore and stiff neck and shoulders at one point or another. In our practice we often come across the musculus trapezius (trapezius muscle) that shows signs of tightness. This trapezius muscle is a diamond-shaped muscle which runs from the base of your skull or occipital bone to the midsection of your spine or thoracic vertebrae. Stretching this muscle can aid relief. How do you stretch this muscle? In this video you will see a stretching exercise specifically for your neck which you can easily do at home.