10th July 2020
Your neck posture whist looking at messages and emails on your smart phone and watching videos or playing games on your tablet for extended periods can put extra tension and pressure on your neck muscles.
‘Text neck’ is a term now being used to describe neck issues caused by overuse of phones, tablets and other wireless devices that are used frequently and for long periods of time
How many hours do you spend on your mobile each day?
An average of four hours a day could mean around 1,400 hours where extra stress is being put onto your neck vertebrae and muscles each year
Your head weighs around ten to twelve pounds.
As you angle your head down to look at your device, the effective weight increases;
Consult your physio if you start to feel any aches and pains after using your device for long periods.