Mobile device use can lead to strained necks, say chiropractors

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A growing number of people are now finding themselves faced with a condition called “text neck.” Chiropractors are rapidly seeing a growing wave of patients injured through heavy mobile device use. They are suffering from a condition nicknamed “text neck” since it results from staring at a smartphone screen for hours at a time. The condition is caused by taking the posture used most frequently for texting, and doing it often. The reason is that tiling the head down in this way places about 65 pounds of pressure on the…

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