2nd most common Spine pain after the low back pain.
It’s a major health issue which have a negative impact on economy More common in adult 15%in male and 25%in females. It’s mainly muscular or die to the arthritis of vertebral of neck.
It’s a occupation hazard mainly in computer job worker.
Treatment Prevention is better then cure is always a main stream of treatment.
Acute neckpain:Prognosis ofAcute neck pain is also good as in low back pain. Highest rate of recovery in ‘wait and see’ policy.
Pharmacological treatment evidence are poor but still useful.
Nonpharmacologica:stay active and resume normal activities helps in speedy recovery compare to cervical collar. Stretching and strengthennig are better.
Chronic neck pain: more than 3month pain Poorly response to conservative treatment So invasive treatment is recommended.
1.radio frequency ablation of nerve
3.trigger point injections
4.spinal cord stimulation