Neck hernia can affect neck straightening
Although experts thought that neck pain, which is one of the most common pains, is mostly caused by hernia, it points out that there are many causes from bone muscle pain to reflective pain of the cardiovascular system. Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist, who stated that the cause of neck pain can only be neck straightening without hernia. Lecturer. Kaan Yaltırık said that separating the two is extremely important in the treatment planning.
Dr. Lecturer. Kaan Yaltirik, "Most of the pain is caused by muscle, bone, connective tissue or posture disorders. However, infections can be caused by tumor pain and reflective pain of the cardiovascular system, although the pain in the neck area is not limited to the neck area, but headache back pain. or shoulder pain, "he said.
He emphasized that the person suffering from neck pain should pay attention to the pillow and its use. Dr. Yaltirik. "Using the pillow in the wrong position leads to the deterioration of the normal posture of the neck, the head being pushed forward, and therefore the neck straightening. The pillow should support the back of the neck and be used from the neck area to the middle of our back. Attention should be paid to fill the gap, "he said.
Today, increasing the technological opportunities and sedentary life reminded that many people experience neck pain. "Especially because of Covid-19, working constantly at the desk, spending a long time on the phone, reduced mobility increased neck complaints 2-3 times," said Kaan Yaltırık.
Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist Dr. stated that the fact that the head is constantly tilted forward during the daily activities invites the problem of neck flattening. Prof. Dr. Kaan Yaltırık said, "The reasons for the flattening of the neck are as follows:" Neck pain will be inevitable, especially if the table is not arranged to maintain the natural posture of the neck, if the person is constantly working at the computer in the wrong position and for a long time, and if the physical activity is reduced, the inappropriate posture and physical activity are reduced. Apart from these reasons, neck flattening can be observed due to neck hernia, calcification in the neck, congenital disorders."
STRENGTHENING NECK MUSCLES SHOULD BE DONE
Dr. said that the most effective treatment of neck straightening is to rest the neck area intermittently if there is no organic reason such as neck hernia or calcification. Prof. Dr. Yaltırık said, "For example, if working at desk or spending a very long time by phone, it is necessary to rest the neck area intermittently. Also, it should be kept in mind that the natural neck posture should be kept in mind in the work environment and daily life activities. It will help strengthen the neck muscles and reduce the spasm that occurs. Therefore, we need to put the exercise into our lives, even if it is simple. " he said.
DO NOT USE THE PILLOW WRONG
Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist, who stated that the natural posture of the neck should not be disturbed while sleeping. Prof. Dr. Yaltırık gave the following information about what should be considered while lying down: "The person suffering from neck pain should pay attention to the pillow and its use. Using the pillow in the wrong position leads to the deterioration of the normal posture of the neck, pushing the head forward and thus flattening the neck. The pillow will support the back of the neck. and it should be used from the neck area to the middle of our back. When lying on the side, care should be taken that the pillow fills the cavity of the neck. "
IS SURGERY NECESSARY?
Brain and Nerve Surgery Specialist, who stated that flattening of the neck is not usually treated with surgery, they recommend lifestyle changes and exercise, and successful results are achieved with physical therapy and medication. Prof. Dr. Yaltırık, stated that surgery is not recommended for every patient in neck hernias. "As with herniated disc, we do not operate every patient in the neck hernia. It is important for us that the patient has additional complaints other than pain, or that his pain does not regress with medication. If the neck hernia, calcification and tumor are detected in the M.R. examination performed on this patient and surgery is considered. "
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