IS YOUR PHONE A PAIN IN THE NECK?
There is no denying that technology has transformed the way that we live, but we are spending more and more time glued to our mobile devices.
Australians spend 10 hours and 24 minutes on average engaging with their mobile devices every day. Within five minutes of waking up in the morning 35% of us check our phones, and 70% use phones during mealtimes with family and friends. This excessive reliance on digital devices is taking a toll on our bodies.
Looking down hunched over mobile devices puts excessive strain on the neck which can cause neck pain. This is now commonly referred to as ‘Tech Neck’.
Here are some tips to help avoid tech neck and other spinal health issues resulting from poor posture and excessive use of mobile devices:
CHIRO CAN HELP.
Depending on your circumstances, your Chiropractor may suggest a variety of techniques to help improve range of motion and function and will develop a program of care that may combine more than one type of treatment, depending on your needs.
In addition to chiropractic adjustments, a holistic care plan may include
rehabilitative exercise and