Neck And Shoulder
Neck And Shoulder: Neck and shoulder are two sensitive structures because of wide range of movements and proximity of vital nerves and blood vessels, there are numerous causes of pain in these areas like bone and joints diseases, injury to muscles, tendons and ligaments which is called sprain commonly. Nerve entrapment disorders, inflammations and rarely tumors are also the cause. Risk factors for pain are wrong adopted postures, disc prolapse, over activity, imbalanced diet with lack of calcium and vitamin D, certain occupations and work like sports, athletes, players, and children are more prone to pain in these areas; women are at risk because of loss of calcium from bone inn child birth and after menopause. Old people are specially affected due to aging process and calcium and vitamin D deficiency and loss of activity. Often pain is associated with numbness, weakness and loss of mobility. Diagnosis of neck and shoulder pain is made by history, examination, x rays, blood calcium and vitamin D levels and bone density tests, and in severe cases CT and MRI scans, treatment involves pain killers, hot or cold fomentation, orthopedic devices like cervical collars and splints, local massage of anti-inflammatory, and pain killer ointments, and even surgery in case of complicated cases. Proper diet containing milk and dairy products, light exercise and right postures during work and sleep greatly help in minimizing this type of pain.
In this page, we are going to discuss about Neck And Shoulder and its symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in Urdu and Roman Hindi for the people of Pakistan and India.