Effect Of Pain Education On Cognitive Performance Among Collegiate Students With Idiopathic Neck Pain
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 6, Pages 1592-1598
AbstractIdiopathic neck pain is common health problem among young population. Cognition in general deals with mental process that enables the individual to think, plan and execute. Pain directly contributes for physical and cognitive impairments. In modern world pain education is an effective strategy used by health professionals in pain management . Thus this study evaluates the effect of pain education on cognitive deficits especially working memory among college students with idiopathic neck pain. Each groups consisted 15 participants and they underwent 1 week of stretching exercise for neck muscles. Intervention group additionally underwent pain education for 1 week. Pain education include person to person , group learning through power point presentation, animated video, do’s and don't s and self management.This study reflects on higher cognition in intervention group compared to control group. Thus Pain education deals with psychosocial factors that influence pain there is higher cognitive performance in pain community.
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