March 6, 2018
Millennials are suffering from ‘tech neck’ due to slumping over mobile phones, an expert has warned.
This painful and increasingly common condition means the neck loses its natural curve, which unbalances the upper body.
Smart phones, tablets and other personal devices are to blame, with today’s 20-year-olds suffering from backs as bad as people double their age.
The ‘epidemic’ has created a generation of hunchbacks with many in denial that their beloved phones are the source of the problem, chiropractors say.
‘We’re seeing it in younger and younger children because they’re getting their phones at a younger age,’ said Dr. Brian Wallace, a chiropractor based in Bernardsville, New Jersey.
‘It’s one of the most common things we see’, he said.
This article was posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 8:27 am