Dr. Amina Riaz, Dr. Aafia Khalid, Dr. Zainab Ghazali
Study Design: The design of this study based on observations. Study Setting: Outpatient department of Mayo Hospital Lahore. This study started in July 2018 & to October 2018. Major outcome: The pain in neck is the cause of morbidity in both sex which leads to loss of working hours resulting in financial as well as household stress. Results: Total one hundred patients were the part of this study. Fifty four were male patients and 46 were the women. The range of the age of patients was from 15 to 70 years with an average age of 37.0 ± 15.12 years. The range of pain duration was from 1 to 10 years with average age of 4.0 ± 3.80 years. Total 69.0% patients were living their married life & 31.0% were not married. Total 74.0% patients were from city areas and 26.0% patients found with non-urban background. Total 69.0% patients were performing their jobs in sitting posture & 31.0% patients were working in standing posture with bending their necks during work. There was radiation of the pain towards arms in 53.0% patients; tedious localized in 34.0% patients, stabbing was available in 9.0% patients & flaming character in 4.0% patients. There was no deficiency related to neurology in any patients except the pain during movement which has association with muscle spasm. Muscle relaxants were in use for those patients; our specialist advised them for the exercises of extended muscles & to improve their environment of working with the use of high desks with soft collar. Seventy eight percent patients showed development in pain while 22.0% patients did not get rid of these complications who got referral to other physiotherapists. Conclusions: The pain in neck & linked pain in the muscle of neck is frequent sign. The prevention of spasm of muscle is possible with good posture; good position of neck while working and hinder to bend the neck for long durations. Relaxants of muscles, NSAIDs & normal extensions with exercises can be helpful in settlements of such complications. KEY WORDS: Neck, Complication, Flaming, Neurology, Localized, Settlements, Extended, Posture, Radiation.