Health Matters: Neck Pain Caused by Texting – NBC2 News

Despite the cute name, “text neck,” or the chronic neck ache incurred by mobile phone users, is a serious and widespread problem. It’s no wonder the pain occurs, given that the human head weighs more than ten pounds. Moreover, holding it forward for long periods of time is naturally going to stress the neck muscles. A simple fix is to remember to keep the device at face level, which feels odd when texting, but has the benefit of easing pain and improving posture.

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