News 10: Electronic Devices, Poor Posture Leading to “Text Neck”

For many people, their smartphone or tablet is the first thing they see when they wake up and the last thing they check before falling asleep. Add in the hours in between texting and scrolling, and it becomes clear why doctors are seeing an epidemic of patients complaining of neck pain.

Physical therapist Adrienne Fil, PT, MS, the satellite manager of Sunnyview Therapy Services – Latham Farms, was interviewed by News 10 anchor Lydia Kulbida as part of a special report on the issue being called “Text Neck.” Fil was also featured in an exclusive web video demonstrating stretches and other exercises to combat the condition.

See the full report here.

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