Too Much Texting Bad for Your Spine

Too Much Texting Bad for Your Spine

The phone app is demonstrated in carousel mode on the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
The phone app is demonstrated in carousel mode on the new Amazon Fire Phone, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

 

(The Times of India) – “Loss of the natural curve of the cervical spine leads to incrementally increased stresses about the cervical spine,” wrote study author Kenneth K. Hansraj, a New York-based spinal and orthopaedic surgeon. 

Your spine is at its happiest when your ears fall on the same plane as your shoulders and your shoulder blades are retracted. 

“Without these adjustments, you put added stress on your spine,” Hansraj added. 

During the study, Hansraj calculated how stressful varying degrees of curvature would be on a person’s spine.

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