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Table 2 Self-management strategies used by female office workers with neck pain (n = 51)

From: Consequences and management of neck pain by female office workers: results of a survey and clinical assessment

Strategy used Individuals reporting % (n)
Active Coping Strategies
Behavioural:
 Exercise 5.88 % (3)
 Stretches 1.96 % (1)
 Posture Modification 1.96 % (1)
Cognitive:
 Mental Distraction, relaxation 0 % (0)
Passive Coping Strategies
Behavioural:
 Massage 11.76 % (6)
 Aromatherapy 1.96 % (1)
Conventional Medical:
 Medication 82.35 % (42)
 Physiotherapy 64.71 % (33)
 General Practitioner 54.90 % (28)
 Chiropractor 19.61 % (10)
 Medical Specialist 13.73 % (7)
 Other health care practitioner 7.84 % (4)
 Acupuncture 3.92 % (2)