Long-Term Effects of Mechanical Neck Pain on School Teacher Scapula Position, Neck Disability, and Quality of Life in Delhi NCR Region
Keywords:Neck pain, School teacher, Posture, Disability, Life, Disorder
The aim of the present study was to study and to analyze the static scapula posture, neck disability, and changes due to mechanical neck pain on overall quality of life of school teachers working in Delhi and NCR region. Latest evidence among all kinds of occupational related health problems, neck pain and shoulder pain are found to be most common musculoskeletal disorder. As compared to other forms of musculoskeletal disorders, neck pain to be precise is most commonly found in teaching professionals. 100 School teachers were examined for their static scapula position (Scapula protraction and scapula Upward Rotation), school teachers’ quality of life and neck disability were assessed with the help of Neck disability index questionnaire and SF-36 questionnaire, study focused on the age group of 25–35 years of age. SPSS software was used for analysis of data and results show statistically significant difference in scapula position in all three positions and scapula upward rotation. It is also observed that mechanical neck pain deteriorate the life and neck disability of school teachers. From present, we can conclude that school teachers suffer from adverse neck disability, overall quality of life and scapular protraction as well as scapula upward rotation in all assessed positions.
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