Veritas Health is Proud to Support National Day of Unplugging
Spending time away from your digital device may help reduce back and neck pain associated with "text neck"
March 04, 2020
Deerfield, Illinois: Veritas Health is proud to support National Day of Unplugging, an event that highlights the value of disconnecting from digital devices for 24 hours beginning at sundown on March 6 - 7.
Research suggests that spending time away from digital devices may help reduce back and neck pain associated with text neck, the term used to describe neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone, tablet, or other wireless devices too frequently and for too long.
The condition typically begins as a relatively mild ache in the neck or upper back. It can also present with sharp pain or stiffness in the neck.
When text neck is suspected of causing pain, it is typically treated with a combination of:
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