Navigation Links
Strength training of neck muscles relieves chronic pain
Date:1/4/2008

Neck pain has been steadily increasing over the past two decades and is now second to back pain, the most common musculoskeletal disorder. Women are more likely than men to suffer from persistent neck pain, in particular those who engage in repetitive tasks such as working at a computer keyboard. Previous studies have shown conflicting results as to whether or not exercise can effectively treat neck pain, but there has not been enough high-quality research in this area to draw firm conclusions. A new study on women with neck pain published in the January issue of Arthritis Care & Research (http://www.interscience.wiley.com/journal/arthritiscare) found that specific strength training exercises led to significant prolonged relief of neck muscle pain, while general fitness training resulted in only a small amount of pain reduction.

Led by Gisela Sjgaard and Lars L. Andersen of the National Research Centre for the Working Environment in Copenhagen, Denmark, researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial for which they recruited 94 women from seven workplaces in Copenhagen between September 2005 and March 2006. The work tasks performed by the women consisted of assembly line work and office work, with 79 percent of the participants using a keyboard for more than three-quarters of their working time. Participants first answered a questionnaire about their pain and then underwent a clinical exam to confirm a diagnosis of trapezius myalgia (muscle pain in the trapezius muscle, which extends along the back of the neck). Participants were assigned to three intervention groups: those who did supervised specific strength training (SST) exercises for the neck and shoulder muscles, those who did high-intensity general fitness training (GFT) on a bicycle ergometer, and a control group that received health counseling but no physical training. Both exercise groups worked out for 20 minutes three
'/>"/>

Contact: Amy Molnar
amolnar@wiley.com
Wiley-Blackwell
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. FDA approves additional dosage strengths of Vyvanse
2. Pain treatment in the field: Good for soldiers comfort and better for rebuilding troop strength
3. Scientx USA Strengthens Leadership Team With Appointment of Bryce IntVeld as Vice President of Sales
4. Start Licensing, Inc. Further Strengthens Position in Cloning Industry With New Patents
5. Rosetta Genomics Strengthens Senior Management in Preparation for its First Commercial Launch of microRNA-Based Diagnostic Products in 2008
6. Ugandan Children Are Among the First to Receive Abbotts Lower-Strength Aluvia (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablet
7. Groups Call On Senator Charles Schumer to Lead Senate In Strengthening Medicare
8. DOJ Report on Mental Health Records Shows Critical Need to Strengthen Brady System
9. AARP Pennsylvania Hosts Panel on Strengthening Medicare
10. Abbott Receives U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval for New Lower-Strength Kaletra(R) (lopinavir/ritonavir) Tablet for Pediatric HIV Patients
11. Pieris Strengthens its Management, as it Prepares for the Clinical Development of PRS-050, an Anticalin(R)-Based Novel Cancer Therapy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/16/2014)... September 16, 2014 Advanced Fertility Center ... named by Houstonia Magazine as one of the Top ... Houstonia Magazine - a metropolitan magazine serving the Houston ... and recognize them for their outstanding services. This accomplishment ... edition of Houstonia Magazine — a special publication listing ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... These new programs allow those who haven’t owned a ... $10,000 in a 0% interest free, 2nd down payment assistance ... federal programs, are listed on their private website. The $10,000 ... or move out of the property. The down payment assistance ... no monthly payments paid by the Borrower. The money is ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Aspen Advisors, a U.S.-based healthcare IT ... for its high morale and collaborative culture ... Firms to Work For 2014.” Consulting magazine publishes ... 10,000 consultants participating across all major industries, representing more ... conducted, and firms were ranked in six categories - ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 14, 2014 A new clinical trial ... and drug-eluting balloons (DEB) in treating in-stent ... EES provided superior late angiographic results and ... were reported today at the 26th annual ... by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF), TCT ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... Ensuring that corn absorbs the right balance of nitrogen, ... a Purdue and Kansas State University study finds. , ... from the U.S. and other regions showed that high ... plants took up key nutrients at specific ratios - ... nitrogen and potassium at a ratio of 1-to-1. These ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Dr. Michael Allon Receives Esteemed Recognition 2Health News:New Updated 2014 First Time Home Buyer Programs Available to Florida Residents 2Health News:New Updated 2014 First Time Home Buyer Programs Available to Florida Residents 3Health News:Aspen Advisors Earns Recognition in Consulting Magazine’s "Best Small Firms to Work For" 2Health News:Aspen Advisors Earns Recognition in Consulting Magazine’s "Best Small Firms to Work For" 3Health News:Results of RIBS IV trial reported at TCT 2014 2Health News:Boosting global corn yields depends on improving nutrient balance 2Health News:Boosting global corn yields depends on improving nutrient balance 3
... Optical technology is as accurate as colorectal tissue examination, ... Optical technology could help physicians detect small colorectal polyps ... , In the report, published online Nov. 10 in ... that the technique could replace histopathology, which requires more ...
... cancer has eliminated tumours in 50% of mice in a new ... the animals, the drug also stopped lung cancer tumours from growing ... Imperial College London, are now planning to take the drug into ... with an inoperable form of lung cancer. One in five ...
... 10 Reportlinker.com announces that a new ... catalogue. , Central Nervous System ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0161866/Central-Nervous-System-Insomnia-or-Sleep-Disorders.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire , Life ... Sleep Disorders contains detailed information on the ...
... Hospital Dallas is the first hospital in Dallas and one ... Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest ... , "This honor means that Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas ranks ... collaborative treatment of heart attacks," said cardiologist Dr. John Harper, ...
... estimates 2,266 U.S. military veterans under the age of 65 died ... access to care. That figure is more than 14 times the ... 2008, and more than twice as many as have died (911 ... The researchers, who released their analysis today, pointedly say the health ...
... But researchers not exactly sure how pathogens raise risk of ... to several common pathogens may increase the risk of having ... Mitchell Elkind, an associate professor of neurology at Columbia University ... that the pathogens Chlamydia pneumoniae , Helicobacter pylori ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:New Polyp Detection Method Could Be Cost-Saver 2Health News:Drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in mice 2Health News:Drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in mice 3Health News:Reportlinker Adds Central Nervous System Insomnia or Sleep Disorders 2Health News:Reportlinker Adds Central Nervous System Insomnia or Sleep Disorders 3Health News:Texas Health Dallas Receives Prestigious Chest Pain Accreditation 2Health News:Over 2,200 veterans died in 2008 due to lack of health insurance 2Health News:Common Infections May Contribute to Strokes 2Health News:Common Infections May Contribute to Strokes 3
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dan York has been ... of the RTD ® Advanced Wound Care Dressing, ... sales presence in the U.S. Under York,s leadership, GWM ... field sales representatives in new sales territories that will ... add up to 20 sales representatives in major metropolitan ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... 2014 Adaptive Biotechnologies, a clinical stage diagnostics ... the adaptive immune system, is pleased to announce the ... Officer (CCO). The addition of Brain to the Company,s ... leading global healthcare companies, including Dean Schorno ... Genomic Health and Sean Nolan (CTO) from ...
(Date:9/16/2014)... , Sept. 16, 2014  Advanced Medical ... stage development company engaged primarily in the ... for diagnostic and therapeutic applications, today announced ... related to its brachytherapy products.  AMIC,s rights ... its license from Battelle, under which AMIC ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:GWM Products, LLC, announces U.S. market expansion. Dan York added as Director of Sales as part of nationwide growth initiative. 2Veteran Genoptix and Gen-Probe Executive, Brian Hansen, joins Adaptive Biotechnologies as Chief Commercial Officer 2Veteran Genoptix and Gen-Probe Executive, Brian Hansen, joins Adaptive Biotechnologies as Chief Commercial Officer 3Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Licensed Brachytherapy Seed Patent Granted 2Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Licensed Brachytherapy Seed Patent Granted 3Advanced Medical Isotope Corporation Licensed Brachytherapy Seed Patent Granted 4
... IRVINE, Calif., June 12 Masimo (Nasdaq: ... Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that three ... of Masimo PVI as a noninvasive and continuous measure ... week at the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) Annual ...
... Safety and Biologic Activity Data Reviewed in End of Phase ... VIA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIAP ), a ... treatment of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, announced today that an ... VIA-2291 (atreleuton), was recently held with the U.S. Food and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring 2New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring 3New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring 4New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring 5New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring 6VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease 2VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease 3VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease 4VIA Pharmaceuticals Meets With FDA to Discuss Next Steps For VIA-2291 and Phase 3 Outcome Trial in Cardiovascular Disease 5
Clinical micro clamps by Acland. Matte finish. It provides impressive security in use, both against slippage and against leakage due to controlled closing force and working grip surface....
Micro emulsifying needles, 18G....
Micro 2000, micro scissors micro 2000 supercut....
Yasargil clip applying forceps Mini. Stainless steel jaw....
Medicine Products: