Text neck… Yes it is a thing!
We have all heard the stories about neck issues that result from the overuse of modern technology such as the smart phones, tablets and iPads. But are these injuries real or just the imagining of overzealous but caring parents and loved ones?
Well the short answer is YES, they do exist and they are becoming more commonplace amongst all age groups but in particular teenagers and younger children.
What will the Chiropractors at Walkley Chiropractic Group do to help my text neck?
The Chiropractors at Walkley Chiropractic Group will initially conduct a thorough examination of your neck and shoulder region. Only once the extent and true nature of the injury has been evaluated will treatment begin. Therapy normally consists of a combination of joint mobilization techniques, to restore normal joint movement with the spine, as well as extensive soft tissue therapies to address any muscle, tension or ligament damage. Generally targeted stretches and exercises will be prescribed to help restore normal biomechanics and muscle function.
Fortunately when used In combination with lifestyle advice and changes, text neck is a condition that responds extremely well to the physical therapies performed by the chiropractors at Walkley Chiropractic Group.