Dr. Monica Ngo
Is your smartphone causing you neck pain? Learn simple tips that can help your neck.
Updated: Nov 23, 2021
The term "Text Neck" is often used to describe pain in the neck resulting from excessive watching or texting on hand held devices over a sustained period of time. Often times it is also coined as "anterior head syndrome". This has become a growing concern especially in young children and teenagers as well as adults in today's population as more mobile devices are being use in our daily lives. Over time, if not addressed properly, the neck can also cause shoulder pain, upper back pain, thoracic kyphosis also termed as "hunch back", headaches and more.
Read below to learn about simple tips that can help your neck and upper back.