TEXTING SYNDROME aka TEXT NECK aka BAD POSTURE

Texting Syndrome aka Text Neck aka Bad Posture can cause upper back pain, shoulder stiffness, chest tightness, nerve pain, and headaches. Text Neck symptoms can also be associated with prolonged time at the desk or computer. This typically does not happen over night and is a result from the accumulation of poor postural positioning over weeks, months, to years. 1️⃣ Forward head position - tight neck muscles, compressed neck joints and discs, nerve irritation 2️⃣ Rounded upper back - overly stretched upper back muscles, disadvantage in shoulder blade muscle recruitment, tight chest muscles 3️⃣ Rounded shoulders - compressed shoulder structures, limiting true shoulder range, impingement,