Why our social media habits are a pain in the neck – Irish Times

August 31, 2017
 By Alyssa
August 31, 2017
 By Alyssa

Why our social media habits are a pain in the neck – Irish Times

More doctors these days are reporting that they are seeing patients with neck and shoulder pain. This is likely because of a poor posture used when looking down at their mobile phones. This repetitive posture can lead to chronic pain issues as well as bulging discs in the neck they can lead to nerve damage. The best solution is to just put down the phone but that is virtually impossible for most people. Healthcare providers however, are skilled in helping reverse the damage from this condition.

Key Takeaways:

  • If anyone is looking at a screen constantly, they should make sure they hold the screen at eye level.
  • Make sure to take tech breaks to give the neck a rest.
  • Do stretching and strengthening exercises to help prevent pain and strain.

“This awkward positioning would not be a problem were it not that our heads are rather heavy, weighing 4.5kg (10lbs) on average, and our necks are not particularly muscly.”

Read more: https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/fitness/why-our-social-media-habits-are-a-pain-in-the-neck-1.3194615

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