Text Neck

Prolonged Smartphone Use Causing ‘Text Neck’ in Young People

According to a recent study published in The Spine Journal, surgeons are noticing an increase in patients with neck and upper back pain related to poor posture during prolonged smartphone use, The Globe And Mail reports. “In an X-ray, the neck typically curves backward, and what we’re seeing is that the curve is being reversed as people look...

Chiropractors Warning Against a Condition Called ‘Text Neck’

According to a new report from the CBC, Chiropractors are starting to warn people over an alarming condition which they call "text neck." The condition is caused by people repeatedly moving their heads up and down to look at their smartphones. Chiropractor Krista Revenberg said that the simple act of putting your neck down to...