Text neck 小心“短信脖”

2017-05-24 14:57 chinadaily.com.cn

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Text neck refers to the neck and upper back pain caused by an excessive and prolonged forward head tilt, such as when texting or performing other mobile device tasks.


The root of the problem appears to be our heads which, weighing in at 4–5 kilos, are harder to support when we bend over.


Lanman and Cuellar suggest simple lifestyle changes to relieve the stress from the ‘text neck’ posture. They recommend holding cell phones in front of the face, or near eye level, while texting.



Text neck can lead to wear-and-tear on the spine.


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