Association of Neck Pain With Hand Grip Strength in Private School Teachers of Lahore
Neck Pain with Hand Grip Strength in Private School Teachers
Keywords:Spondylosis, disc herniation, NDI , Dynamometer
Neck pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorderand getting persistently developing all through the world.It is seen in different sorts of Professions, for instance, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Teachers, etc.Assessment of hand grip strength is compulsory for the assessment of upper limb disabilities and successful exercise treatment.The present investigation design to discover the relationship of neck pain as estimated by Visual Analog Scale (VAS), Neck Disability as estimated by Neck Disability Index (NDI) with hand grasping strength estimated by digital hand dynamometer in lb. (Unit). Objective:To find the association of neck pain with hand grip strength in private school teachers of Lahore. Methods: 210 school teachers were selected. Data was collected from different schools of Lahore. Data was collected through self-made questionnaire and analyzed by SPSS version 24.0. Data was completed in a span of 11 visits. Results:The prevalence of neck pain was 20.3%.Among 210 instructors, the pervasiveness of NPD and hand grasp quality was 48.7% and 45.6% individually. There was critical relationship between the degree of Neck pain and Hand grip strength. The association was found between them, NPD index and hand grip strength among selected participants is hundred percent. The above P value chi square value is 0.03 which is less than 0.05 which shows that there is association between and neck pain and Hand grip strength. Conclusion:This research shows the association of neck pain with hand grip strength in school teachers.
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