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Children ‘Becoming Hunchbacks’ Due to Addiction to Smart Phones

Published on October 17, 2015 by   ·   No Comments

Boy using a mobile phone under his desk at school 

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Chiropractor claims that young people who spend hours hunched over electronic devices are seriously damaging their necks and spines, as witnessed by the rise in cases of ‘text neck’

Dr James Carter warned that he had seen an “alarming increase” in the condition, which he called “text neck.”

He said patients often came in complaining of a headache but that a simple heel-to-toe test revealed that they had developed a backwards curve in the neck having spent hours hunched over electronic devices.

“I have started seeing lots of cases over the past two years, especially in young schoolchildren and teenagers,” Dr Carter told Daily Mail Australia.READ MORE 

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