If you spend a lot of time on your phone doing things like texting, you might get a condition called text neck. When you spend time on a mobile device, it causes you to lean your neck and head forward. This adds extra pressure to your neck and can cause strain. If you are on a mobile device for several hours each day, this strain can end up causing pain and other problems that can be frustrating. It can even affect your health in other ways.
If you spend a lot of time texting and are having trouble with neck pain, you may need chiropractic care for neck pain treatment. Dr. Weida and our team at Chiropractic Solutions in Lafayette can provide the natural and effective neck pain relief that you need.
When you're using your mobile device, it's easy to develop text neck without even realizing it. It's now common for people to text throughout their day and this keeps your neck forward and your head in a bad position. This is the cause of text neck. When you are in this position, it can cause cervical pain and shoulder pain as well as headaches. All of this is caused by the extra pressure that is exerted on your neck when you're in this position. When you lean your neck only 15 degrees forward, there is a full 27 pounds of force that is added to it. This can cause neck stiffness and soreness.
Pressure and Pain
All of this pressure can cause your neck to hurt, but it can cause a lot of pain in other areas we well. You may have pain in your arms, shoulders, and head as a result of text neck. You may have sharp pains in those areas, or you may have a dull ache. When you get neck pain from text neck, it's usually in the bottom part of your neck. You could also start to suffer from muscle weakness in your shoulders.
Get Chiropractic Care in Lafayette, IN
Text neck can be effectively treated through chiropractic care. At Chiropractic Solutions, Dr. Weida will create a customized treatment plan that is designed to provide pain relief while supporting the healing process. Call our team today at (765) 838-3489 or reach us through our website by using our online contact form.