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Background: Nowadays forward head posture and neck pain are very common in people who working in Information Technology companies, it occurs due to many reasons like prolonged use of computers, bad posture, muscle weakness etc., leading to chronic neck pain. About 14-71% of adults experience neck pain at some point of their life, which makes it a common cause for disability among adults.  Therefore, the need for the study is to check the effectiveness of cervical stabilization exercise on improving forward head posture and neck pain. The aim of this study was to find out the impact of cervical stabilization exercise on pain and craniovertebral angle among IT workers.

Methodology: 30 people aged from 20 to 40 years selected by convenient sampling method. Subjects who fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria were selected and assigned as groups A and B equally underwent cervical stabilization exercises and conventional exercises respectively. The total study duration was 6 months. Pain was measured by Numerical pain rating scale and Craniovertebral angle was measured by Photogrammetry method.

Result: Paired and Unpaired ‘t’ test was the statistical tool used to compare the two groups. The Statistical Analysis showed a significant difference on pain (NPRS), using unpaired ‘t’ test, at 0.05% as a level of significance, the calculated ‘t’ value was 4.76. And in craniovertebral angle (Photogrammetry method) using unpaired ‘t’ test, at 0.05% as a level of significance, the calculated ‘t’ value is 3.44.

Conclusion: This study concludes that the group which was given cervical stabilization exercise with conventional physiotherapy exercises as an intervention method showed more improvement on pain and craniovertebral angle than the group which was underwent only conventional physiotherapy exercises.

Keywords: Forward head posture, Cervical stabilization exercise, Neck pain, Craniovertebral angle.

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