Have you been experiencing upper back and neck pain? Our increasing dependence on screens makes life more convenient, but also a little less comfortable.
Forward Head Posture, sometimes called “Text Neck”, is an increasingly common problem not only in adults but also in teens and some children.
If you spend your waking hours sitting, standing or walking while looking at a screen, including a phone or mobile device screen, you might be at risk of acquiring Text Neck. Symptoms of Forward Head P
This postural problem causes an increased amount of pressure on your spine. Like the arched limbs of a bow, the more dramatically the arch is bent, the more pressure being exerted on the bow, or in this case, your spine. That pressure manifests itself in the postural change, but also in back and neck pain and headaches, and progressively worse health problems.
Forward Head Posture is basically caused when the muscles in the front of the neck become tighter than the muscles in the back of your neck. To correct this you’ll need to:
At Moore Physical Therapy, we can assess the severity of your strained muscles and create a routine to help you loosen and lengthen the muscles that are pulling your head forward as well as tighten and strengthen the muscles that can hold your head in its
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