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Skelian Chiropractic Clinic

The award-winning back & neck specialists

The award-winning
back & neck specialists

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Is Your Phone Becoming a Pain in the Neck

25th February 2016

Over half of mobile phone users suffer numbness or neck aches. One study discovered that 83% of people reported hand or neck pain while texting. The problem is due to bending the neck and looking down, which 90% of people do when using their smartphones. This is resulting in a “forward head posture”. This can result in neck pain, headaches, reduced lung capacity, and lead to chronic pain.