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Got Neck Pain? Blame Your Smartphone

Posted on 11/15/2013 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthPity our poor necks, constantly bending forward for long periods as we read, text and play games on our smartphones, e-readers, iPads and other tech toys. The result of all this continual downward gazing is a growing number of people complaining about neck and back pain — or “text neck,” as the condition was dubbed by a Florida chiropractor. Slouching in a chair or on the couch reading your iPad — call it “iSlouch” — is causing similar aches and …