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Side and back of neck, with rolled hand-towel

Side and back of neck, with rolled hand-towel

A 750 and Wedge configuration positioned on a rolled hand towel is shown. The towel and Wedge raise the 750 to compensate for the natural curve of the neck and angling it in at 90° to the neck. The angle and height of the 750, relative to the user, mean that only small movements are […]


  1. Roll a hand-towel lengthwise and fold about 4 inches of one end back under the roll.
  2. Place the towel on a flat, comfortable surface and then place your TolaPoint on the folded end. Lie to settle your neck gently onto your Point.
  3. Relax your neck, shoulders and upper back and use the weight of your head to generate the pressure.
  4. Important: When massaging your neck area, avoid putting pressure on your vertebral or carotid arteries. A simple rule is: never massage a pulse. Be aware however, that the pulse from your vertebral artery may be difficult to detect. Consult with your therapist or doctor if you are unsure.

How to

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Variations

occipitals-head-on-rolled-hand-towel

Angle your Point backwards to reach your occipitals.

back-of-neck-two-points

Use two Points to work both sides of your neck simultaneously.

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