Electronic Tablet-Related Neck Pain

When individuals use their smartphone, they often adopt an awkward posture in which their head rests forward of their shoulders. This forward head posture, or “text neck,” places added strain on the muscles in the back of the neck, shoulders, and upper back, which can lead to musculoskeletal pain. Researchers are now looking into how electronic tablet use affects posture and can elevate the risk for pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back.
In a 2018 study, University of Nevada, Las Vegas researchers reviewed survey data from 412 university students, staff, faculty, and alumni regarding their electronic tablet use…
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