What is “text neck”and what does prolonged bad posture effect?

The invention of computers, smartphones, ipads, ipods, videogames and high tech gadgets have made us more connected to information but people are now pretty dependent on the internet and all its benefits.

With this “addiction”, people have been developing habits that in time become health issues. Slouching, looking down, sitting for long periods of time all take a toll on your body even if you are active in your off hours.

Most US workers are at work at least 8 hours a day, often without long enough breaks to eat properly and get their sympathetic nervous system parasympathetic nervous system to be able to fluctuate. Not only does working put stress on your anatomy but your whole system.

Here is a great video (about 4 minutes) that will demonstrate the effects of bad posture and what is referred to as “text neck”.

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