Prevalence of Neck Pain in Computer Workers in Surat City: A Cross-sectional Study

Sneha Hiren Bhalala
2019 International Journal of Current Research and Review  
Aim: The purpose of our study is to determine the prevalence of neck pain in computer workers. Settings and Design: Cross-sectional study amongst neck pain in computer workers of 20-50 year old. Methods and Material: A cross-sectional study was done. 100computer worker in that 81 male and 19 female, they should be working on computer for at least 3 hours / day of different company in Surat were surveyed after written informed consent with a semi-structured questionnaire including Neck
more » ... ding Neck Disability Index. Conclusion: From this study it is concluded that 55 % of the people of age group 20 to 50 years have mild and moderate neck pain. The cervical spine has a "C" shaped curve which opens in the back. In the healthy cervical spine displaying a moderate degree of lordosis, a good share of weight bearing is on the zygoapophyses because the line of cumulative loading of Compressive forces are posterior to the centre of the vertebral bodies. The more the cervical curve flattens, the more superimposed weight is shifted to the disc. 10, 11 An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild, localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. Pain is mediated by specific nerve fibers that carry the pain impulses to the brain where their conscious Research Article
doi:10.31782/ijcrr.2019.11201 fatcat:aosggsjcvjgl5fimqqd7zanbvm