Face it; we’re on our phones and computers every day. Whether you’re typing away at a keyboard, uploading a picture to a social media site, or sending a text to a friend—you’re plugged into technology all the time.
Prevent some long-term effects from these repetitive tasks with our a few tricks and tips offered by the Chiropractors at AICA Snellville.
As indicated by the name, text thumb is when you experience pain or discomfort in the wrist and/or thumb, due to repetitive movements when typing on small, handheld devices.
Not long after Blackberry thumb became a buzz word, text neck arrived on the scene. Chiropractors and medical doctors warn that slumping over your phone can lead to a forward head position, headaches, neck strain and discomfort.
Bonus Tips! Desktop & Laptop
Aside from all the texting, you are likely spend some time at a laptop or desktop computer which can also lead to repetitive use injury and strain, such as carpal tunnel syndrome.