Chiropractic Fix for “BlackBerry” Neck

Also known as TECH NECK

On any given day and particularity the sunny days of summer when the glare-producing sun is nearly directly overhead, you will see even more people “looking down at their BlackBerry or iPhone”. Take a look around next time you’re at the GO station.

Squinting at a tiny screen, thumbs blurring as they type. It’s a posture most often associated with a BlackBerry and any hand held communication device. The portable life line to our world. But it’s poor posture, and it can lead to a lot of neck pain and back pain.

Chiropractic Tips to  Prevent BlackBerry Neck

  • Whether it is a cell phone or a BlackBerry, be aware of your posture. When sitting make sure you have a solid back support and keep feet comfortably on the floor.
  • Try to hold the device at eye level. When looking down at your BlackBerry, make sure it is not more then 10 minutes a session.
  • Connect the blackeberry to your keyboard or computer  when you are at home.
  • Telltale  warning signs for overuse of the BlackBerry are:  headaches, fatigue or muscle pain.

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