November 25, 2014

This is your neck on texting…

Image courtesy: K. Hansraj, MD

…or facebooking, or web surfing, or in general bad posturing.  Would you want an 8-year-old hanging from your head all day (assuming that’s not reality for you right now)?  This applies to more than just texting.  Think about how many times trainers remind you to “keep your head in a neutral position” and not to strain your neck (meaning put it in excessive flexion or extension) during push ups, dead lifts, etc.  It’s just plain bad for you!

Here’s the full study, for you studious types…


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