June 14, 2020 4 min read
Advancement in technology has led to the introduction of many handheld devices used by people in society. Some of these devices are tablets, Smartphones, laptops etc. In recent times, most people have become glued to their devices to the extent that you seldom see people who don’t use their devices at least once in every 2 minutes. This is because these devices make everything easy for us. And besides, why look away when there’s always something new and exciting to see, right in the palm of your hand?
Work and enjoying entertainment can now be performed 24 hours within and outside the office because of unlimited access to internet activities provided by these portable devices. This has led to a technological epidemic found among people around the world. This epidemic is known as Tech Neck.
What is Tech neck?
A term used to describe the pain that is being developed in the neck as a result of holding a forward head posture while looking at our handheld devices, laptops and other devices, tech neck develops when people spend too much time of their devices. This can lead to neck pain and posture problems, as the cervical spine is placed in a weak position. However, it is very possible to prevent smartphone and tablet device use-related neck pain. Some of the tips to prevent poor posture and to relieve pain brought on by this condition are discussed below.
Ways of Preventing Tech Neck
It is always good to be conscious of your posture whenever you are using your device so you can prevent tech neck. Follow these tips for preventing tech neck; they will help you to reduce the likelihood of developing tech neck.
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