This book provides of treatment of NSNP. Neck pain (or cervicalgia) is a common problem, with sixty percent of the population suffering with it at some point in their lives. Neck pain, although felt in the neck, can be caused by many other spinal problems. Neck pain may arise due to muscular tightness in both the neck and upper back, and pinching of the nerves emanating from the cervical spine. Non-Specific Neck Pain is the most common one. This is also known as 'simple' or “Mechanical' neck pain. The causes may be minor strains and sprains to muscles or ligaments in the neck. Bad posture seems to be the major contributing factor in many cases. Neck pain can be caused due to many other physical and emotional health problems as well.It is concluded that Ultrasound Therapy with Sub Occipital Muscle Release Technique training group showed statistically significant reduction in pain than the other group.
Dr.Karthikeyan who have completed D.LITT from Tumkur University, Tumkur, Karnataka and PhD from Ramakrishna mission Vivekananda University,coimbatore . Presently working as a clinician cum researcher at Physiotherapy center at NIMHANS, Bangalore, India. He has published more than 60 research papers and 26 books in reputed publisher.
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Non-Specific Neck Pain, Sub-occipital muscle tightnes and Active Chin Tucking Exercises
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine