Effect of Combining Stretcing and Strengthening Exercises of Neck Muscles in Forward Head Posture among Desk Job Operators
Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research,
Objective: To find out the effect of combining stretching and strengthening exercises of neck muscles on CV Angle and neck pain in Forward Head Posture among desk job operators.
Method: A experimental study was done with 60 subjects of age between 25 to 35 years with chronic neck pain due to forward head posture. They were divided into 2 groups by simple random sampling method. Subjects in group A (n=30) were receive combining stretching and strengthening exercises of neck muscles along with application of inferential therapy (IFT) and hot packs and Subjects in group B ( n= 30) were receive application of inferential therapy (IFT) and hot packs only for 4 weeks. The outcome was measured by Craniovertebral Angle (CVA) and Visual Analog Scale (VAS) Score.
Conclusion: The result of the study shows that combining stretching and strengthening exercises of neck muscles helps in improving forward head posture and reducing pain among desk job operators.
- Neck muscles
- head posture
- neck pain.
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