The upper-most portion of the ear is directly connected to your back and shoulders. Applying a clothespin for about a minute should go a long way to reduce built-up tension. Try this several times a day to lessen that back and shoulder pain.
Home Remedies using Epsom Salt for Health. I'm a huge proponent of Epsom salt soaks to relieve sore muscles & relax. Add your favorite essential oil (I like lavender or peppermint) to hot bath & soak for 30 min while sipping on iced lemon