Neck Pain and How To Get Relief
Hours deep into our phones or tablets, only to later realize our necks and backs are aching. Sound familiar? Well, there's actually a name for it now. Dive into the world of "tech neck," a problem as modern as the smartphones in our pockets.
|Tech neck results from hunching over devices.
Usage of handheld devices spans all ages, causing potential health issues.
Ergonomics plays a role. It's not just about the neck but also lower back and thoracic spine.
Symptoms of Tech Neck
|Head with headache aura
Combat Tech Neck: 5 Tips
Condition your body by strengthening and stretching your spine.
|Maintain a balanced exercise and/or stretching program.
Keep devices at eye level or use stands.
Use talk-to-text features.
|Consider prism glasses for a better view angle.
Help Prevent Tech Neck
Regularly disconnect and take care of your body to prevent tech neck.
Stay connected, but don't let tech take a toll on your health.
While our gadgets keep us connected, entertained and informed, they're also giving some of us a literal pain in the neck. Remember, a little awareness and some tweaks to our habits can go a long way. Let's not let "tech neck" become the norm. Stay safe and scroll smart!