NECK PAIN – Myths and Facts Neck pain is one of the commonest complaints for Patients seeking Orthopaedic and Physiotherapy Advice. It’s common to all age groups but Maximum Prevalence is found in Young People using computer for hours together. At the End of the day , they complain of Tiredness in upper back , Headache, Giddiness, along with Neck pain. Because of these variety of symptoms the diagnosis remains Illusive. These patients keep on getting treated for Cervical Spondylosis, Migraine , Anxiety Disorder. You will be amazed to know that many of these patients have Referred pain to Chest and in panic they run to Cardiologist and hence get treatment for heart problems without any result. 90% of these patients are actually suffering from Muscle Imbalance around Neck and shoulders. It is caused by Prolonged Sitting with drooped shoulders. This causes sudden muscles to be Tight n Overactive.
According to Sherrington’s law whenever a muscle is overactive, the opposite muscles are inhibited. This leads to one group of muscles overworked and the opposite muscles not responding even to normal activities.
HOW IT LOOKS ?? This leads to head falling forward, dropped shoulders and Round Hunched Back Appearance.
HOW TO PREVENT?? This condition can be easily prevented by Making proper adjustments in chair height, back support, Monitor placement and angle we look at it .