In The News: Department of Physical Therapy
While working on the computer, we slip into autopilot so often that we fail to realize when we ended up in that familiar position - leaning forward without support, head bent down, and eyes close to the monitor.
If you're a slumper, straighten up! Doctors say they're seeing a jump in patients coming in with neck and shoulder pain from spending too much time bent over their tablets and e-readers.
After it’s been a day, our beds and sofas can look pretty inviting — so much so that we often sprawl stomach down on them to chill.
Chiropractors now have access to myriad advanced testing options.
The posture, not the time spent in front of the screen, is the first factor of these musculoskeletal disorders of a new kind.
Simply Money Advisors discuss how using a tablets and phones could cause damage to your neck.
A study recently published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science suggests gender and posture are two of the biggest risk factors in development of neck and shoulder pain related to tablet use.
Like to curl up with your iPad after a long day? Instead of relaxing you, it might literally be causing you a pain in the neck.
While an iPad can deliver information in an instant with the touch of your fingertips, it also can make your neck and shoulders ache, a new study finds.
Your smartphone device can be a literal pain in your neck, according to a new study from University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Researchers found that the overwhelming majority —84.6%— of tablet computer users are suffering from an “iPad neck,” or neck stiffness, soreness, and aches associated with tablet use.
Tablets are a pain in the neck. Literally.
Most of us have had a morning where we’ve woken up with a dull ache in the back of our neck, feeling as though we’ve slept in a funny position.