Neck Pain

SYMPTOMS

Neck Symptoms could range anywhere from dull, achy, burning, sharp, to local or widespread pain depending on the type of tissue irritated and the time of onset. Pain radiating down the arm with numbness and tingling should be an alarming sign requiring immediate medical attention.

CAUSES

Neck pain has increased to epidemic proportions since increased use of computers and hand held devices.

CONTRIBUTING FACTORS

TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorders) dysfunction
Improper breathing stereotype
Improper gym workout or overuse
Trauma
Pelvic girdle misalignment
Emotional distress

PREVENTION

Reduce emotional stress
Practice correct lifting techniques
Use hand held devices and computers properly
Maintain correct posture while standing, sitting and sleeping

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