Prevalence of Neck Pain and Headaches: Impact of Computer Use and Other Associative Factors

  title={Prevalence of Neck Pain and Headaches: Impact of Computer Use and Other Associative Factors},
  author={L. Smith and Q. Louw and L. Crous and K. Grimmer-Somers},
  pages={250 - 257}
  • L. Smith, Q. Louw, +1 author K. Grimmer-Somers
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Cephalalgia
  • Headaches and neck pain are reported to be among the most prevalent musculoskeletal complaints in the general population. [...] Key Method A cross-sectional study was conducted and comprehensive description of the data collection instrument was used to collect the data from 1073 high-school students. Headaches were associated with high psychosocial scores and were more common among girls. We found a concerning association between neck pain and high hours of computing for school students, and have confirmed the…Expand Abstract
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