Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Specialist Associate Professor Ahmet İnanır gave important information about the subject. Neck pain, which is one of the most common health problems faced by many people today, occurs especially in people who frequently use mobile phones, work at a desk or spend hours in front of the computer, and sleep on a flat pillow.
What causes neck pain?
Neck hernias, especially in individuals who work at a desk and use smartphones, have become a serious problem that affects all age groups, even children and young people. The cervical hernia occurs as a result of the soft jelly-like part in the middle of the cartilaginous disc between the vertebrae and the soft jelly-like part inside it leaking from the surrounding layers and entering the area that should not be. If the disc material that comes out becomes herniated from the middle part of the spinal canal, it can put pressure on the spinal cord, if it is herniated from the side of the canal, the nerves leading to the arm can be found painful or painless.
In the hernia originating from the middle section, the person pains; It can be felt in the shoulders, neck and shoulder blades or on the back. In hernias close to the side, it may manifest itself with pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the patient's arm. Pain in the neck, neck, shoulder and back pain, limitation of neck movements, muscle spasm, numbness in the arms and hands, numbness in the arms, thinning of the arms, muscle strength in the arms and hands can be seen. All these findings affect people's lives, making life difficult or even unbearable.
With which diseases can it be confused?
Although there is a cervical hernia, it can be thought of as another disease, and patients without cervical hernia can also be diagnosed with cervical hernia. These confusions zamIt can cause loss of moment. We come across patients who have a tumoral formation on the neck and who linger on incompetent hands that wander for months. There are many reasons that can cause neck pain such as Fibromyalgia Syndrome, Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Shoulder problems, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, DISH (Diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis), and it is very important to distinguish which one causes this pain.
Who is it most common?
Neck hernia, especially in those who use mobile phones due to their long neck bending zamIt is frequently seen in those who spend time, read books, desk workers, long-distance drivers and those who do not use a neck pillow while sleeping. In addition, neck hernia disorders are triggered by long trips, especially during summer vacation periods. Sleeping in public transport (bus, etc.) is triggered by landing (being asleep at the time of contact with the ground), especially during long travels during summer holidays. Sleeping in public transport (bus, etc.), landing in air travel (being asleep when touching the ground), and a long stay in the same position, especially when traveling with private vehicles for holiday purposes, can lead to serious problems.
What is Neck Hernia? What are the Symptoms?
Cervical hernia occurs as a result of the soft gel-like part located in the middle of the cartilaginous disc between the vertebrae by leaking over the surrounding layers and entering the area that should not be. If the disc material that comes out of the spinal canal becomes herniated from the middle part of the spinal canal, it can press on the nerves leading to the spinal cord, if it is herniated from the side of the canal, and it can be found in a painful or painless state. In lateral hernias, it may manifest itself with pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in the patient's arm. Pain in the neck, neck, shoulder and back pain, limitation of neck movements, muscle spasm, numbness in the arms and hands, numbness, thinning in the arms, decreased arm and hand muscle strength. All these findings affect people's lives, making life difficult or even unbearable.
Is there a non-surgical solution for cervical disc hernia?
With Magnetic Resonance Therapy, which is a system that emerged as a result of long years of work by healthcare professionals, physicists, biologists and engineers, it is possible to end the problem of lumbar hernia and neck hernia without surgery, pain and side effects.