Relief for “text neck”
By Nancy B. Loughlin
Published in GreenMedInfo.com on December 20, 2014.
It’s a new kind of neck. Relatively.
This latest assault on postural integrity is called “text neck.” It’s easy to spot: face forward, chin dropped. And it’s a pain.
Victoria Haffer, a Boston exercise physiologist, wellness coach and trainer of yoga teachers and personal trainers, explains the phenomenon. Repeatedly looking down at your cell phone or hovering over your laptop or tablet is going to knock your head off its perfect center which is floating above your heart.