Whether your neck pain is not cervical spine, know important information from expert


Do you also feel pain in the area around your shoulder? Also does it feel like you have an unbearable stiffness in your neck? If yes, then it is possible that you may be suffering from cervical spondylosis or cervical spine. This problem is commonly known by the name of neck neck. Here is some important information related to this condition. So let’s know about it in detail.

First know what is cervical spine

Shots spoke to Dr Sushma Singh, Consultant Physiotherapist at Masina Hospital, to know in detail about this condition. Dr Sushma explains, “The cervical spine is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the C7 vertebrae (upper torso) and the muscles in the cervical region provide stability and allow range of motion (ROM). . Any kind of abnormality, inflammation or injury can cause neck pain.”

The first seven bones of the spine are present in the neck region. In this condition, people experience pain and stiffness in the neck and shoulders instead of the entire spine. That’s why it is commonly called neck cervical.

Know here some common symptoms of cervical spine

A person suffering from cervical spine often feels pain in the neck and shoulder region. The pain in this condition is said to be quite severe. People also complain of stiffness and tightness in the cervical muscles. According to Dr. Singh there are two main symptoms:

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Causes of neck pain Picture-Shutterstock.

1. Stiff neck:

This type of pain can reduce ROM and due to which there is a feeling of stiffness in the neck and feeling that the neck is stuck somewhere.

2. Pain when moving:

Feeling pain while moving your neck forward or upward. Along with this, unbearable pain is felt in moving the neck in any way.

Which can hinder your regular activities. If it is not treated in time, it becomes a problem for life. In most cases, neck pain is not severe and gets better within a few days. However, in some cases, avoid ignoring a neck injury, otherwise it can leave you with severe neck pain. If symptoms persist for more than a week, consult a doctor and get tests done like X-ray, MRI, CTscan etc.

If your condition is not so serious, then you can also overcome it with some home remedies suggested by Dr. Singh, as well as opt for physiotherapy.

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Cryotherapy means hot pack and cold therapy. It can be adopted depending on the severity of the pain. Image – Shutterstock

Now learn some easy ways to get relief from neck pain due to cervical spine

1. Cryotherapy means hot pack and cold therapy. It can be adopted depending on the severity of the pain. Liquid nitrogen or ice packs are used in this therapy. Which helps to destroy the tissue causing discomfort and gives you relief.

2. Traction is another physiotherapy technique used to stretch the jesus and to separate the surface of the joint or pieces of bone. In this the help of pulling force is taken. At the same time, it effectively helps in reducing the pain.

3. Can practice muscle-strengthening exercises. It relaxes the muscles of the shoulder and neck, due to which it helps a lot in getting relief from pain. Do exercises like neck rotation, shoulder roll, neck flexion etc.

4. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) and Interferential Therapy (IFT) are known to be effective exercises to relieve various types of acute and chronic pain. It is a physiotherapeutic treatment, which can be helpful in getting rid of neck pain.

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