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Neck Pain - Symptom, Treatment And Causes

What is Neck Pain?

The neck is made up of vertebrae which extend from the upper torso to the skull. The muscles, ligaments and bone allow for motion and also supports your head. Any injury, inflammation and abnormalities can cause neck stiffness or pain. neck stiffness can also be caused due to overuse of the neck muscles or poor postures. Neck pain is more commonly caused due to a whiplash, contact sports or a fall.

What causes neck pain?

Neck stiffness or pain can arise due to a lot of reason such as:

Muscle strain and tension-

  • Poor posture or keeping your neck in an uncomfortable position for a long time.
  • Working on a desk for a prolonged period of time wthou changing our posture.
  • Falling asleep with your neck in an uncomfortable position.
  • Jerking the neck while exercising or performing a strenuous workout.

Injury- Neck pain can also be caused during fatal falls or car accidents. In this case, the ligaments and muscles are forced to move excessively outside their normal boundaries. If the cervical vertebrae or the neck bones are fractured, the spinal cord also tends to be damaged.

Heart attack – In some cases, neck pain can be an underlying cause of a heart attack. if neck pain is caused due to a heart attack, it can be accompanied by other symptoms such as shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, vomiting, jaw and arm pain.

Meningitis- Neck pain can also be caused due to meningitis. This disease is characterized by an infection or an inflammation of the tissue which surrounds the spinal cord and brain. During meningitis, headache and fever is accompanied along with neck pain.

Rheumatoid arthritis- This condition can be characterized by swelling and pain in the bone spurs and swelling of joins. When these signs start to occur along with neck pain, it can be an early sign of rheumatoid arthritis.

Fibromyalgia- Neck pain can be caused due to this disorder which is characterized by muscle pain in the entire body especially in the shoulder and neck region.

Herniated cervical disc- This condition occurs when a disc in the body starts protruding as a result of an injury or trauma. This condition is also known as slipped or ruptured disc.

Other causes- Sometimes neck pain can also be caused due to spinal cancer, tumors, abscesses, infections and congenital abnormalities.

Treatable by medical professional Usually self diagnosable Lab test sometimes required Short-term: resolves within days to weeks Non communicable
Symptoms
Pain in the neck region of the anatomy. Inflammation of the spine.

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Back & Neck Pain - Stop The Little Drop!

MBBS, MS - Orthopaedics, M.Ch - Orthopaedics, MRCS-Ortho
Orthopedist, Delhi
Back & Neck Pain - Stop The Little Drop!

Since the IT boom, we are growing very fast economically and digitally. But somewhere compromising health especially our back and neck, Due to prolonged sitting hour (10-12 hrs) on computer and top of that some of you are travelling to Noida/Gurgaon, again sitting for 2-3  hrs too n fro. This article is all about pains in back, neck, shoulder, forearm and legs with which you may be suffering from, the pain one doesn’t correlate to your work.

“Mr. X doesn’t wear a hard hat to work. He doesn’t lift heavy objects nor does he operate heavy machinery. Actually, Mr. X wears fairly comfortable clothing, and he doesn’t need to exert a lot of physical energy to accomplish his tasks. He sits at his desk from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, and the only machinery he has to operate is a mouse and keyboard. Sitting in his office, Mr. X is generally safe and secure from injury………but still suffers from pain.”

Our bones and muscles make up our musculoskeletal system. As strong as this system might be, overuse of the muscles through repeated movements can put stress on your body, causing a Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). Other names for RSI include Cumulative Trauma Disorder and Repetitive Motion Injury. Unfortunately, many office jobs require that we perform repetitive motions to fulfil our duties. For this reason, RSIs are the most common type of injury found in the office.

Symptoms of RSIs

The first signs of an RSI may be subtle and mild, and the symptoms may appear long after performing the activity. For these reasons, people often ignore the slight aches and pains, but eventually these slight aches and pains can become serious problems down the road if ignored.

Symptoms may include:

• Dull aching which sometimes severe pain increases as day progresses

• Difficulty in prolonged sitting/standing

• Loss of sensation (numbness), especially at night

• Aches/pains which may be worse at night

Tingling and burning sensations, ‘Pins and needles’ discomfort

Muscle weakness and fatigue, Muscle spasm

• Morning stiffness

Injury to the spine is very common in office environment because constant sitting (desk job) either working on laptop or desktop, spine (lower back) is at risk. Because sitting causes 150%-200% stress on the back while standing just 100%, sitting with laptop is worse than desktop because of poor posture with a laptop. This constant sitting is just like a small drop of water in a big bucket, over a period of time bucket is filled, water splashes out, that is the time when people experience severe pain. Getting treatment just takes out few mugs of water but that little drop (constant sitting) still coming to the bucket. That means pain may reoccur. So what to do…”..Stop The Little Drop

HOW TO SAVE BACK & NECK FROM SITTING JOB STRESS

  • Avoid Prolonged Sitting > 45 MINS - Do not sit more than 45 min at a stretch, get up after 45 mins take 2-5 min walk than sit again

  • Avoid Forward Bending - Ending forward causes double the stress over neck n back, our head wt is around 5 kg which increases to 30 kg if we bend our neck up to 60 degrees. so keep your head in centre of shoulders. If u want to bend n lift something from lower down than bend from knee and hip as well so that stress on spine is less.

  • Avoid Heavy Weight Lifting -  Keep your back as straight as possible while lifting wt or ask for help while lifting heavy wt.

  • Full Chair Sitting - Try to sit in office chair with hips at the back of chair and back fully supported with backrest, by this your back is fully supported n slightly backwards tilted , keeping stress low on spine . do not sit half-chair.

  • Laptop To Desktop - With laptop one has to bend forward and work as in laptop screen and keyboard is so close to each other that you can't work without bending forward. So, dissociate screen from the keyboard by using external keyboard (preferably wireless) and external mouse with laptop stand to keep screen at your eye level.

  • Holding Mobile Away From Body -  So that neck does not bend too much for long, keep neck as straight as possible.

  • Never Work In Bed Of With Bad Posture - As it causes severe stresses on back and neck

  • Daily Exercise - Daily exercise of neck and back strengthens muscles so that they can take stresses of sitting

 The spinal cord is protected by the 33 bones of the spine as it travels from the brain to lower back, with number of  spinal nerve travelling across the spine to reach arms and legs .
To exit from the bony tunnel of the spine itself, the spinal nerves travel through holes in the bones which are separated by discs or shock absorbers. If these nerves are squashed or pinched, this can cause pain, numbness, weakness or loss of function in the limbs ( sciatica).

There are many bones running up and down the spine, each separated by a jelly-like core and tough outer fibrous structure called a disc.

The nerves travel to the left and right of the spine through space called an intervertebral foramen. Either these nerves or the spine itself can be compressed by either further growth of bone, instability of the bone, or bulging or bursting of the disc ( disc prolapse ).

Investigations
After a thorough history and investigation you may be required to have an  XRAY to see bones and spinal alignment , sometimes CT scan or MRI is needed  to look more closely at the bone and soft tissue structures ( disc and nerves ) in the spine.

Treatment

Rest, Medication and Physiotherapy, generally, cure most patients for short term. But most pain can reoccur if your ergonomics (working and sitting posture) is not right. Long-term solution of the problem is Exercise and right posture.

Surgery

Sometimes surgery is required if pain is severe and not responding to conservative therapy.

Certain types of compression require surgery to prevent nerve damage becoming permanent or irreversible. Surgical options include removing excess bone, removing bulging discs, fusion or stiffening of bones to remove instability or replacing dysfunctional discs.

Spinal Cord Stimulation For Chronic Back And Neck Pain!

MD,DNB, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Fellowship In Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Mumbai
Spinal Cord Stimulation For Chronic Back And Neck Pain!

It is very challenging to find operative treatments for chronic pain that offer improved daily functioning. Spinal Cord Stimulation is an excellent pain management method that can be used for patients when their neck or back pain cannot be treated by surgery or other options.

Each year more than 14,000 patients undergo the spinal cord stimulator transplant. The procedure comprises of mild electrical stimulations to the spinal cord. This modifies the nerve activity reducing the pain sensation or sensitivity that reaches the brain.

Neurostimulation therapy recommended by doctors is very effective, especially for chronic pain sufferers. The benefit of this proven therapy is that the pain experienced by the brain is minimized to a great extent. The therapy was designed only after observing how pain is managed by the brain. The therapy approved by the FDA is used to treat the pain caused due to nerve damage in the legs, arms and in the trunk. Spinal cord stimulation for chronic back and neck pain is provided to patients in pain management centers. The staff taking care of patients in these centers are specialized and trained in pain relief -how it occurs and best ways to treat it. Injections are also used to ease the pain.


How to treat back Pain?
Probably the worst pain an individual can experience is back pain, in some cases so severe that it hampers daily life. The treatment options that are used for treating back pain include electrical stimulation to the back and medication to the spine. The most common reason for spinal cord stimulation is failed back surgery. The pain related to the following conditions can also be alleviated through this therapy, scarring of the protective layers of the spinal nerves, painful inflammation and arachnoiditis.

Devices Used for Spinal Cord Stimulation
The devices used for spinal cord stimulation are available in several types but they comprise mainly of three parts. The pulse generator with a battery, a lead wire with 8-32 electrodes and a hand-held remote control that is useful in adjusting the settings of the device, and to switch it on and off. Electrical pulses are delivered to the spinal cord through the electrodes. It is very important that the procedure is carried out by doctors who specialize in pain management or by neurosurgeons. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

 

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Electrotherapy - How It Can Help In Managing Pain?

MD,DNB, MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Fellowship In Pain Management
Pain Management Specialist, Mumbai
Electrotherapy - How It Can Help In Managing Pain?

Pain management is an issue that stares back at mankind, irrespective of the underlying health condition. Whether it is a headache or a back pain, burn or fracture, heart attack or cancer, pain is always a symptom. In some cases like migraines, cancer, etc., the pain is chronic and the patient needs to be constantly on the vigil to know when an attack will ensue. This has also put high pressure on the medical fraternity to identify ways that can provide relief to these people. Various methods have been identified, and one of them is the electrotherapy.

What is done?
A few electrical impulses are directed at the area of the pain using a hand-held device. This is similar to providing electric shocks of mild intensity to the affected area (forehead, low back, neck, etc.). What this does is stimulate the nerve endings, improves circulation and muscle strength and promotes bone growth and tissue repair. The end result of all this is overall improved functioning and pain relief. Depending on the actual condition, the sessions will have to be repeated. In some patients, the electrotherapy is used in conjunction with other therapy so that they can go about their routine exercise and pain relief.
The sessions may also have to be repeated as most often these are used in individuals with chronic pain. They are also helpful in providing relief during the acute attacks.


How does it work?
The most common form of electrotherapy is known as TENS, which stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation. The area to be treated is cleansed with spirit and then small sticky pads are applied through which the electricity is passed. A hand-held device is used, through which electrical impulses are passed to the skin, which stimulates the nerve cells to provide relief from pain. It causes a vibrating and tingling sensation in the treated area. It is believed that it blocks the nerve impulses and therefore provides pain relief. Another theory states that they promote the release of endorphins which are natural painkillers; it is also very effective in case of migraine and sciatica and neck pain where the chronic pain is coupled with acute spurts.

With narcotic painkillers having various side effects, techniques like electrotherapy are gaining popularity. A small catch also is that it does not work for everybody and in most people with back pain, fibromyalgia, and migraines, requires repeat sessions for relief. The cost of each session also needs to be considered against the extent of relief achieved. However, for those whom it works, it is a very good technique for chronic pain control. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

 

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Neck Pain - Why It Usually Happens?

MS - Orthopaedics, M.Ch - Orthopaedics, MBBS
Orthopedist, Ghaziabad
Neck Pain - Why It Usually Happens?

Having a neck pain one of these days is not an uncommon fact. With long hours of sitting stiffly in front of laptops, television, computers etc., it has surely contributed to many of you getting regular neck pains. But apart from digitally generated neck pains, there are several other factors, which contribute to headaches, with mild to chronic intensity.

Some of them are discussed below:

  1. Posture-oriented neck pains: This would involve neck pains arising out of a bad posture. This will also include sitting in front of laptops and desktops for long hours. It is necessary to keep your posture straight as this is what supports your spinal cord.
  2. Neck pains out of exercises: It is always recommended that you exercise with the help of a trainer. Trying to exercise without proper guidance might sometimes cause adverse effects on your health like neck pains instead of helping you burn calories.
  3. Injury: If you are into the field of sports, which requires you to be physically strong or mentally vigilant like wrestling or car races, you need to be careful about your neck. One slight injury in the neck can harm the spinal cord. The spinal cord is the backbone of your body. Slight damage can even lead to full body paralysis.
  4. Arthritis: If you happen to be suffering from arthritis, you might experience neck pains as well.

There are several treatments for your neck pain. At times, simple massages might help and at times you need to opt for proper medicines or homeopathy. Here are some of the remedies for relieving yourself of the neck pains:

  1. Ice and heat therapy: This helps in expanding and contracting the neck muscles upon application of cold or hot pack. This helps in easing out the muscle tension and thereby providing instant relief.
  2. Neck collar: This is prescribed to hold your neck in a proper manner. It helps you to build the proper posture for your neck so that posture-oriented neck pains can be treated effectively.
  3. Exercises: There are certain exercises that are prescribed by doctors. But these are to be practiced only under strict vigilance of trainers or experts.
  4. Traction: This is also a very common form of remedy, which is prescribed to those who are suffering from neck pain. It is performed by specialists and can be given either at home with special preparations or in the hospital.

These are some of the common causes and treatments of neck pain. You should not suffer from prolonged neck pain. It is advisable to visit a medical practitioner as soon as possible.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Back & Neck Pain - Different Ways Pain Can Be Managed!

MBBS, MD, M.N.A.M.S(Anaesthesiology), FWACS
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Back & Neck Pain - Different Ways Pain Can Be Managed!

The neck and back are closely related, and pain in one area can easily affect the other. Both neck and back pain have become lifestyle problems, due to prolonged sitting and incorrect working postures. Treating one area can help in subtly treating the other and also reduce the onset of pain.

Pain in neck and back can be due to strained muscles, wrong posture, injury or stress due to knots in muscles and can be easily treated with a number of ways such as physical therapy, muscle relaxants and trigger point injection. Also, facet joint arthritis occurs due to degeneration of joints in elderly, excessive strain in some type of jobs or injury. Physical therapy along with injection in the nerves that carry a message from these joints to the brain along with medications that can numb sensation and Radiofrequency Rhizotomy for long-term relief is performed by pain specialists. Disc prolapse of neck/ lumbar vertebrae can also cause back pain.

Read on to know the best ways to manage back and neck pain, as the following techniques work for both.

  • Ice and heat therapy: Alternating heat and ice therapy can help reduce pain. It helps by reducing the sensation of pain and improving blood flow, thereby providing relief.
  • Physical therapy: Exercising and stretching, whether as a preventive measure or as a part of therapy, can work wonders. It improves the agility of the bones and tendons, improves movement, reduces stiffness, and relieves pain. A program should be drawn up based on the patient’s overall health condition and symptoms. Patients should be monitored for any improvements or changes in symptoms.
  • Pain medication: When nothing else works, then pain medications become the next course of action. These can be taken for immediate relief, but cannot treat the pain permanenetly.
  • Steroids: Injecting corticosteroids into the bone and joint spaces can help with acute pain management.
  • Collar or brace: A neck collar or brace is used to keep the neck in place to reduce movement and provide support, thereby, it helps in reducing pain.
  • Acupuncture: Each area has associated pressure points in the body. These pressure points are identified and needles are applied to provide relief from pain.
  • Massage: The Massage can help by stimulating tissues, improve blood flow and also to relax muscles. The herbal oils that are used provide added benefit too, and so periodic massages are being widely used for pain management of neck and back.
  • Chiropractic therapy: This involves manipulation of the spinal cord with the belief that the spinal cord could be incorrectly settled. The cord is manipulated to get it to the correct location, thereby relieving pain and stiffness and improving movement
  • TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation): The nerve in the affected area is stimulated by electrical impulses, thereby providing pain relief. This needs to be repeated at frequent intervals and is often reserved for acute cases.
  • Surgery: Often, used as a last resort, where all other measures have failed. Whether it is a herniated disk or a pinched nerve, the cause is identified and then surgery planned. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!
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Popular Questions & Answers

I'm 19 years old Female, having issues with my neck back pain since 1 years no one is able to find out the real reason behind it. When I hold 2 kg I feel pressure at my back middle of neck, I can't sit for long & work in front of laptop or study. I often have bones crackles and muscle spasm in neck specially. Please help me out what is happening with me sir?

MBBS, DNB, National Board Of Examination
Orthopedist, Faridabad
Avoid sitting in one posture for long periods. Keep neck straight. Do Neck strengthening exercises. Avoid using big pillows. U can use cervical pillow. Get your serum calcium, phosphorus, alkaline phosphatase and serum vit D3 level, serum B12 levels checked. Lots of fruits and green leafy vegetables.

I am 31 years old, male,suffering from neck pain radiating to shoulders and arms for 5 years, neck swelling and stiffness occur, weakness,numbness and tingling in shoulders, arms and hands, lack of coordination in arms and hands. Please suggest medical help.

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics, Fellowship In Joint Replacement
Orthopedist, Nashik
You are suffering from cervical spondylitis. You need XRays of Cervical spine. Consult Orthopaedic Surgeon for further treatment.
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I am 22 year male. I had neck pain. I started to sit and stand straight. The neck pain is gone but I have intense upper back pain. I feel like the nerves at my upper back are being stretched very hard. The pain is not going away for the last 2 week. What should I do?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Kolkata
It is because of the Bad Posture. I think you are having Forward Neck Posture which is producing Upper Crossed Syndrome. Try to consult with a Physiotherapist. There are lots of stretches and exercises which you need to perform in a daily basis for correcting your Bad Posture. You can try to do Retraction exercise at your home.

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What is Neck Pain?

What causes neck pain?

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Lower Back & Neck Pain
Neck pain is a common medical condition, which can be easily treated if proper care and medications are taken. It usually occurs due to strained neck muscles, often caused bad posture, though there might be other causes as well. Rarely, neck pain can be a symptom of a more serious problem as the condition is relatively mild in nature.
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Tips For Improving Posture And Ergonomics
Hi! I am Saroj Rustgi, Physical Therapist, having 42 years of experience. I was working with Northern Railway Central Hospital. Now in Gurgaon, I am working from 3.5 years. I am going to talk on postures and ergonomics which is very important throughout our life to maintain our physical health. To explain about the posture, is nothing like good posture and bad posture. The posture which is good we call, when they say minimum stress to ligaments and muscles while you are sitting for a long time or you are moving around. We all are very different from each other. And when we talk about the posture, we see the position of the spine from the side. We see that the ear, shoulder and hip should be in same position. Ergonomics is all about the station where you were that is a furniture, which you are using through-out the day or in the office. So, the design of the furniture is very important. As we are talking about the office working, so there are 3 main important things, one is chair, other is table and 3rd is the monitor. Let s talk about the office furniture. First, we choose the work-station with the height of the table. Accordingly, we change the height of the table and then adjust the monitor. Let s discuss about the chair. Chair is the most important part in the office that we have to work for 8-10 hours. This is the requirement of the office nowadays. And when we think of the chair. The chair has to be with adjustable back and height. The chair we have to see, the height of the chair should be such that feet should rest on the floor on 90 degree. Knees should be parallel to the chair but one fist away from the seat of the chair. Hips should be back and nicely fitted. And use the back of the chair the way I am using the lumbar support. The way we have to see the position of the legs of the chair, upper limbs are equally important. Both shoulders should be nicely relaxed. The position of the elbow and the arms should be near to the body. And the position of the wrist and arm should be even rest of the table. Position of the wrist is very important. There should be any pressure on the wrist. We should rest the wrist or the palm on the heels of the palm so the important blood vessels and nerves should not get pinched. Sitting in the office for 8-10 hours, it is important if we can stand and work. When we are working in the concrete surface or the floor, important is the type of shoes we are wearing. Standing and working, we should change the standing position also. Take break after everyone hour and you should not lock the knees. So, shifting weight from the one knee to the other knee. Monitor which we use is equally important. The screen should be at the arm s length. The brightness on the screen and in the room should be same. And distance should be maintained where you can see properly. Table is also important when we work for 8-10 hours. I am going to give you some tip on how to avoid eye strain. It is very common. So, the formula 20-20 is very important. After working at about 20 mins, we have to give a gap of 20 secs, See at the distance of around 20 feet through the window. To avoid neck and low back pain. Stretches and exercise breaks are important. We call it macro-breaks and micro-breaks. To know about the breaks, we have smartphones nowadays. You should avoid using of phone continuously on the neck and you should have some alternatives like we can use handset free. We can use 2 monitors in place of one. And we should avoid rotatory movements from one side to other side. So, these things are to be taken care of. So, we have to change our position as earlier I mentioned, when they are working in sitting position, we can go to standing position. We can adjust the height of the table when we are standing. And in between we can do some exercises. We can use some swiss ball, treadmill or walk around. Position should be like this, back supported nicely. Eyes can see the system nicely without bending too much forward or going back. Position of the arms and shoulder should be relaxed. And palm should rest on the table. So, that we can work for a longer time. My clinic Wellness First physiotherapy+, I would recommend everyone at any age that we should do half an hour exercises 5-7 days a week which is very important and having good well-balanced diet. Thank you!
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Hello, I am Dr Rajesh Pal. I am a physiotherapist and I have 17 years of clinical experience. I have been graduated from Utkal University and I have masters degree in Orthopaedics and physiotherapy. Today we are going to talk about very common problem which people are facing because of technology which is Neck pain.

India is a youth population and youth is technologically driven. So, they use more of laptops, spending more time on phones. So, because of the neck postures get affected and the muscles which control the posture of neck are under tremendous stress and gradually they develop some or other kind of problem which result into Neck pain. Today, I am going to give some tips that how to prevent all such problems.

There are different causes of Neck pain:-

Posture- One has to beware of their posture. If you keep your neck bent for a long time, then the neck muscles are in acute pressure that creates some kind of knots in that muscle which is called trigger point. So, here is my trick to prevent this that whenever you use your phone, keep the phone in eye level in order to keep your neck in neutral position. This will reduce the stress of trapezius muscle.
The second commonest cause is stress. We should adapt some technologies and modicfication in our lifestyle to take care of the stress. Under stress, these postural muscle remain in tightened state for a long period of time and that eventually leads to these kind of problems. Try to relax yourself. Go with the time and nature and keep yourself happy. One should not worry about what is happening and what should be the best way because nothing best is available in this world. Go with what is happening.
The third factor which contribute to these kind of problem is Sleep. Nowadays the sleeping schedule has changd because of work. In some MNCs, there is a culture in which people have to work in the night and sleep during the day. The sleeping pattern has changed and it is causing such kind of problems. So, try to maintain good sleep. Fix a time of sleeping. Keep the environment of the room in such a manner to induce better and relaxing sleep.
The another important factor is diet. The food we eat, plays an important role. Having a packed or preserved food can lead to muscle injury. This kind of food contains some chemicals which induce such problems. Avoid having these packed food and start having home made fresh food which is more healthy.
The last thing I want ot share is that spending more time on computer is harmful. Gadgets emit radiations which absorb water from our muscles. AS we know that our body is made up of 80% of the water. If the water quantity get reduced then the muscle problems starts developing. So, keep yourself hydrated. Make sure that you drink one glass of water in every 2 hours.
Do stretching exercises of neck muscles and shoulders.
If you indulge in such habits, you can easily prevent these problems.

If you want to contact me, I am available on Lybrate and book an appointment there for consulting me.

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Neck Pain
Causes and Symptoms of Neck Pain

Hi guys! I'm here to talk about neck pain today. Let me introduce myself. I'm Dr. Virmani.

I'm a Physio. I've been practicing for the last 20yrs. Many of our patients, when they come to us, quite often they complain about this Cervical Headache, or the pain originating from the head, from behind the neck and coming to the center of the head or coming to the sides of the head or sometimes they complain about burning sensation in the eyes.

You know what goes wrong? This is because of our sedentary lifestyle and the posture in which we are most of the times, that is, keeping the head bent, while on a laptop, on the mobile or on the tabloid we are keeping the neck in a bent position which leads to overstraining of the muscles behind the neck radiating the pain to the heads.

Now, there is a simple solution to it, what you can try at home is you can try massaging the back of the head and the neck area, that is, the area where the hairline stops. It is the connection between the neck and the head. You can just massage it with two fingers, massage it on both the sides. You can do this for almost two to three minutes twice a day and it'll give you good results.

In case you have any queries or you want to reach me you can always call me or put an enquiry at Lybrate.com . Thank you.
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