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Is Your Smart Phone Causing You Neck and Back Pain?

Posted by Dr. Jeff Winternheimer D.C. on Thu, May 17, 2012 @ 06:35 PM

Text Neck is an overuse syndrome or a repetitive stress injury, involving the head, neck and shoulders. Resulting from excessive strain on the spine from looking in a forward and downward position at any hand held mobile device, i.e., mobile phone, video game unit, computer, mp3 player, e-reader. This can cause headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder and arm pain, breathing compromise, and much more. This position strains the muscles in the neck and the pain can go all the way down the spine to the lower back.

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