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RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 370-372


Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users

Farjad Afzal, Malik Muhammad Atif, Ashok Kumar, Akhtar Rasul, Asif Islam, Iqra Nadeem.

Abstract
Objective: To find the prevalence of cervicogenic headache and neck pain in computer users.
Methodology: An online survey was conducted with the help of self-developed questionnaire, which was developed with the help of Google form. We selected randomly 200 emails address from University of Sargodha employees and sent the questionnaire via email. We also requested the participants on social media to participate in the study. We received 119 responses in one month. Percentages and descriptive statistical tools were used to analyze the data.
Results: Out of 119 individuals, 87(73.1%) had pain in their body in most days of month. Out of 119 individuals, 69(58%) had pain in head and neck. 57.1% used computer on chairs and sofa with back supported. Out of 119, 108 persons thought that their pain was due to wrong posture while using computer and laptops.
Conclusion: Prevalence of head and neck pain is increasing among computer users. The most common cause may be prolonged use of laptop and computer in wrong posture.

Key words: Headache, pain, cervicogenic, computer, laptop, posture.


 
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Afzal F, Atif MM, Kumar A, Rasul A, Islam A, Nadeem I. Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 370-372.


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Afzal F, Atif MM, Kumar A, Rasul A, Islam A, Nadeem I. Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. http://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=80918 [Access: May 10, 2020].


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Afzal F, Atif MM, Kumar A, Rasul A, Islam A, Nadeem I. Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. RMJ. 2020; 45(2): 370-372.



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Afzal F, Atif MM, Kumar A, Rasul A, Islam A, Nadeem I. Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. RMJ. (2020), [cited May 10, 2020]; 45(2): 370-372.



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Afzal, F., Atif, . M. M., Kumar, . A., Rasul, . A., Islam, . A. & Nadeem, . I. (2020) Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. RMJ, 45 (2), 370-372.



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Afzal, Farjad, Malik Muhammad Atif, Ashok Kumar, Akhtar Rasul, Asif Islam, and Iqra Nadeem. 2020. Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 370-372.



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Afzal, Farjad, Malik Muhammad Atif, Ashok Kumar, Akhtar Rasul, Asif Islam, and Iqra Nadeem. "Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users." Rawal Medical Journal 45 (2020), 370-372.



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Afzal, Farjad, Malik Muhammad Atif, Ashok Kumar, Akhtar Rasul, Asif Islam, and Iqra Nadeem. "Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users." Rawal Medical Journal 45.2 (2020), 370-372. Print.



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Afzal, F., Atif, . M. M., Kumar, . A., Rasul, . A., Islam, . A. & Nadeem, . I. (2020) Cervicogenic headache and neck pain among computer users. Rawal Medical Journal, 45 (2), 370-372.








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