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POSTURE PART 2 – CELL PHONES

POSTURE PART 2 – CELL PHONES

Have you heard of ‘text neck‘? It’s the term medical professionals use to describe the neck pain brought on by the position many texters use: head down towards the chest, shoulders hunched up or forward. Patients of all ages are complaining to their doctors about neck, shoulder pain and headaches in alarming rates. Upon examination, some cases of early disk degeneration of the upper spine have begun. This can be the beginning of arthritis or even a hunched back. The lower a person brings their head towards their cell…

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POSTURE PART 1 – LAPTOPS

POSTURE PART 1 – LAPTOPS

Do you spend long hours studying or writing assignments? Do you use a laptop in positions or locations that result in poor posture? Are you slumped over your keyboard for extended periods of time? Here are some tips to improve your posture: Use a desk and chair rather than a couch or bed. Switch from a lap top to a desk top for extended study periods.  Take study breaks, and walk around. Do some stretching exercises of your neck, shoulders, hands and feet….

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