It seems that everyone these days has the texting bug, but did you know that this can actually lead to many health hazards? Yes, Text Neck is an actual diagnosis and it is affecting everyone. It can cause headaches, shoulder pain, numbness and tingling, all because our spine is out of alignment.
We are all connected to Technology in one way or another whether it is a cell phone, video games, e readers or tablets. They are everywhere. In a Kaiser survey they found that young people between the ages of 8-18 spend approximately seven and a half hours a day on some form of mobile media.
As Chiropractors we have a huge job ahead of us to explain the importance of good posture and how “posture equals function”, and that everyone needs to get their spine checked for optimal performance!