Tech Neck | How looking down at our phone makes our head over 6 times heavier

August 11, 2021

23 days a year is spent looking at our phones 

"Looking down at our phone can add anywhere between 8-23kg to the existing average head weight of 5.5kg."

Kenneth Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery and Rehabilitative Medicine

Phones don't have to be a pain in the neck

  1. View all screens at eye-level. Raise your phone up to eye-level and adjust screen monitors.
  2. Alternatively to raising your phone to eye level, take short a break from looking down every 5 minutes.
  3. Stay hydrated. Really, it helps. 70% of your body is water, which also lubricates joints that will in turn reduce tension and discomfort.
Dr John White

February 14, 2021

Related Posts

Osteopathy Australia
Australian Health Practitioner Osteopathy
Hicaps health benefit claim Osteopathy approved
Medicare For Osteopathy
Osteopathy Board Australia