[Training Short Neck] or [Neck Pain] Is it all right? Indulging in poor posture can cause long-term pain! Repeated recurrences are very troublesome. How to treat and prevent them, let’s take a look at it in one article!
The scientific name of training short neck is stiff neck. There are two main causes: one is muscle sprain, such as poor sleeping posture at night, and the head and neck are in an excessively displaced position for a long time; or the pillow is uncomfortable, too high, too low or too hard during sleep. The head and neck are in a state of hyperextension or hyperflexion, causing the muscles that cause headaches to be tense, spraining the small joints of the cervical spine, and static damage can occur within a period of time, making the injured muscles and muscles hard and discordant, and the blood flow is not smooth, local Pain is reduced, movements are significantly reduced, etc. The second is to feel the wind and cold, such as catching cold during sleep, greedy cold in midsummer, causing stagnation of blood in the cervical spine, blockage of muscles and collaterals, resulting in stiffness and pain, and unfavorable movements. Third, certain fatal traumas can also cause protective muscle contraction and joint twisting. When sleeping, poor posture, stagnation of qi and blood, and constriction of muscles and veins can also lead to this disease. Fourth, it is known to have cervical spondylopathy and other neck and shoulder muscle injuries, a slight cold or poor sleeping posture, which immediately triggers the disease, and can even stiff neck repeatedly, which is very troublesome.
Get up and train for a short neck stiff neck, ignore it, think it’s all right after a day or two? Poor sleeping posture, pillows, mattresses, etc. that are not suitable for you are one of the most common causes of poor posture. Poor posture during long-term training will not only often train short necks, stiff shoulder and neck muscles, coupled with daily work strain, feel very heavy and hard on the shoulders, and will slowly cause cervical spine displacement without realizing it, even more during massage. It will hurt. Zhongyuantang case sharing-The client in the case did not maintain a good sleeping posture, often went home and fell asleep in the grooming, often got up with stiff neck-commonly known as the training short neck-situation, but did not take good care of it, and ignored it for a long time The situation of shoulder and neck discomfort, when I came to the physical therapy center today, the neck and the shoulder position were very stiff, and it was easy to be painful when pressing the cervical spine. It is a symptom of shoulder and neck pain caused by the classic poor posture. After undergoing cervical spine manipulation, he said that his shoulders, neck and entire back can relax and move smoothly. As long as he maintains a good posture and pays attention to daily life, he does not need to worry about shoulder and neck pain.
How to prevent it?
Use pillows appropriately: at least a quarter of life in Hong Kong is spent in bed (one-third in other areas). The level of pillow’s softness has a direct impact on the cervical spine. The best pillow should be able to Support the physiological curve of the cervical spine and keep the cervical spine straight. The pillow should be elastic and stable, and the pillow core should be thermally compressed foam pillow core. For those who like to lie on their backs, the height of the pillow is about 8 cm; for those who like to lie on their sides, the height is about 10 cm. In the supine position, the lower edge of the pillow is best to cushion the upper edge of the scapula so that the neck cannot be empty. In fact, the real name of the pillow should be called “Neck Pillow”. Improper pillows often cause stiff neck. Repeated stiff necks are often a sign of cervical spondylosis, which should be diagnosed and treated in time. In addition, it is important to pay attention to pillow mats. Pillow mats are preferably made of straw.
Keep the neck warm. Cold stimulation of the neck will cause muscle vasospasm and aggravate the pain of neck stagnation. In the autumn and winter season, it is best to wear high-collar clothes; the weather is slightly hot, and you should take care to prevent the neck and shoulders from getting cold when you sleep at night; in the hot season, the air conditioner temperature should not be too low.
Correct posture The main cause of cervical spondylosis is incorrect posture for work and study. Good posture can reduce fatigue and avoid injury. Bowing your head for too long will cause muscle fatigue, aging of cervical intervertebral discs, and chronic strain, which will result in a series of symptoms. The best posture for desk work is to keep the neck straight, lean forward slightly, do not twist or tilt; work more than 1 hour, should rest for a few minutes, do some neck exercises or massage; it is not advisable to lean on the head of the bed or the armrest of the sofa Read books and watch TV.
Avoid injury to the neck. Injuries can also induce this disease. In addition to paying attention to the posture, avoid sleeping on the vehicle, because you will sprain unknowingly under the sway of the vehicle. Take a fast vehicle and encounter sudden braking. If you rush your head forward, injury will occur. Therefore, you must protect yourself and do not doze off in the car. When sitting in the seat, you can twist your body appropriately and move your side forward. In sports competitions, you must avoid cervical spine injury; cervical spondylosis During an acute attack, reduce the movement of the cervical spine, especially to avoid rapid head turning, and use a cervical collar to protect it when necessary.
Master Bone Clinic has two branches, located in the core areas of Mong Kok and Causeway Bay.
Master Bone Clinic (Mong Kok Medical Center)
Mong Kok Medical clinic address: Shop 2 & 3, 11/F, Pakpolee Commercial Centre, 1A Sai Yeung Choi Street South, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Chiropractic and bone reduction treatment
Master Bone Clinic (Causeway Bay Medical Center)
Medical clinic address:Flat O 3/F, Po Foo Building, 1-5 Foo Ming St, Causeway Bay