Smart Devices Causing Spinal Pain

May 13th, 2014 Posted in Prevention

  Smart devices causing spinal pain has been the recent trend in which the young generation is being threatened with back and neck soreness at the early stage of their lives according to this article from The Standard. Strained neck muscles, wrist, and back pain are associated with using an iPad or tablet for many hours at a time. Acute to chronic spinal pain can be attributed to the use of modern gadgets. Surveys reveal that 97% of the users had lumbar or neck pain, which had even lingered for more than 90 days. Physical therapists recommend consulting a doctor if the pain persists for more than two weeks. In doing so, proper diagnosis can be made whether the pain is due to fracture, bacterial infection, or tumor. Neuropathic pain   Read more…