Cell Phone Use Can Be Causing Back Pain

Cell Phone Use Can Be Causing Back Pain

If you have back pain, it could be because of your phone.
If you have back pain, it could be because of your phone.

There's a growing phenomenon called i-posture. It's caused by people looking down all the time, hunching the back and bending the neck. It's mainly because people are looking down at their phones all the time..

A new survey by a British healthcare provider suggested more than 80% of young people suffered back pain last year. It caused them to lose more work time than their parents generation.

There are some easy things you can do to help ease the pain.

"What happens is your chest gets tight and your back gets weak because it's over stretched. So we need to strengthen the back and stretch out the front," Shara Arnofsky, Core Strength Physical Trainer, said.

You can also try just putting your phone down for a little while!
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