Often not effectively according to a study from the United States, up to 50 percent of adults suffer regular neck pain medicines. Also, 85 percent of those affected reported that their pain were chronic. However, the therapies that are prescribed by doctors in such cases are often not effective. The private krankenversicherung.de insurance Portal provides information about the problem and possible treatment methods. German as the online magazine journal”reported, drugs are prescribed for neck pain frequently, the effectiveness of which has sometimes not been proven.

This is the result of a study of the scientist Adam Goode from the Duke University of medicine in North Carolina. 56 percent of the study participants took non-prescription drugs, for example non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs. 29 percent of the participants were weak narcotics strong and 23 percent. According to researchers, there is however little evidence for the benefits of these agents for chronic neck pain. Much more effective measures to the Treatment of neck problems, such as including the physiotherapeutic measures or acupuncture, would rarely prescribed by doctors about it. Such effective treatments be prescribed according to only about half of the patients of the study. Often, those affected received therapeutic massages or heat and cold therapy. Patients should contact possible her doctor for measures, that are free of drugs. GELD.de GmbH Lisa Neumann