What Is Text Neck and How Can You Prevent It In Appleton WI?

What Is Text Neck and How Can You Prevent It in Appleton WI?

Chiropractic Appleton WI Text Neck Pain

According to a survey done by Gallup, about half of all U.S. smartphone users check their devices multiple times over the span of one hour.  While this seems like a normal thing in this technology driven age, most people have no idea the toll that is being taken on their body.  When you look down at your phone, your neck is tilted anywhere from 15 to 60 degrees.  This creates a strain on your upper back muscles and spine and causes the technology-induced ailment known as Text Neck in Appleton WI.

What is Text Neck in Appleton WI?

Text Neck is used to describe the posture, neck pain, or damage that is formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading or texting.  The human head weighs approximately 10 to 12 pounds and when bent over for long periods of time an incredible amount of pressure is placed on the upper spine.  Over time, this will have an effect on posture, headaches, upper back and shoulder pain, and the curve of your spine.

It's never too late to stop preventing the advancement of Text Neck.  We recommend you start by taking these preventative measures!

  • Hold or place your device at eye level whenever possible.  The best thing you can do is change the way you're viewing your device and make this positive change a habit.
  • Don't look down at your device for too long.  Take breaks from navigating your smartphone every 15 minutes.
  • Practice proper spine posture by aligning your ears with your shoulders and keeping your shoulder blades pulled back.
  • Exercise your spine with yoga, pilates and upper back exercises.
    Regular chiropractic care helps maintain the proper alignment of your spine.

Text Neck is a condition that is currently affecting both children and adults across the world, but can be changed with preventative measures and proper chiropractic care.  At Well Within Chiropractic, we are happy to help patients find relief from the pain and negative effects associated with Text Neck.  Your spine and posture are vital to your health and Well Within is ready to help prevent the strain texting places on your body.

To set up an appointment with our professionals, visit our website or call (920) 702-4889.


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2500 East Enterprise Avenue Suite E
Appleton, WI 54913

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