With the advent of all the new high tech devices, we are seeing increasing ways for people to get injured. Can an iPhone give you ” iNeck”? As people position themselves improperly to read their smart phone or iPad, position themselves on a couch to support their 3D glasses, or “thumb type” out an email, they are increasing the incidence of eye strain, tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and other ailments like neck strain.
We have long had “Blackberry Thumb” on the books, but how about “iPad Netflix Neck”? People need to begin factoring these possible risks into what is going on for them. Talk to me at your next appointment about how this may be impacting you!