This Arc4life How to article discusses how one should wear a lumbar support belt for low back pain relief from sciatica, lumbar strain and low back injuries. There are many types of lumbar support belts available online today. You want to make sure your lumbar support belt fits properly and it proportioned for your body.
Sombra is a pain relief topical pain relieving gel that you can apply to areas of muscle that are tight, hypertonic and painful. Sombra is similar to "icy hot" and "BenGay" products but it is superior because it does not have an odour once applied. Sombra can be applied to the neck, mid back, lower back or an extremity
Watch this video for help dealing with your neck and upper back pain. Start by loosening or warming up, then do these exercises regularly. Keeping some of these muscles strong will help prevent pain and stimulate healing. These exercises can all be done using your own hand for resistance. You can also use a "Theraband" or even a towel.
After most neck surgeries it is recommended that you wear a neck collar. This specialty neck collars holds your neck stable after a neck fusion surgery. Read more about what Ms.Palmer used here. What to Use after Neck Surgery.