tech neck

tech neck

The sagging skin and neck wrinkles resulting from constantly bending downward to look at a smartphone, which can also cause headaches and neck, shoulder and back pain. See medical conditions.
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UAE experts explain tech related health issues: Do you suffer from a tech neck?
McLane presentation will cover a self-help guide to tech neck, carpal tunnel and other ergonomic injuries.
Text neck (or tech neck): Achy or chronic neck pain from looking down or cocking your head at a strange angle.
"The skin is more delicate and is more profoundly affected by lifestyle effects such as'tech neck.' The area is also subject to horizontal neck lines and sagging because of the repeated muscle motion of looking up and down--from natural day-to-day activity to glancing regularly at devices."
'Tech neck' is certainly not something to aspire to...
There are many clinical treatments on offer these days, such as The Triniti Tech Neck Treatment from Syneron Candela.
word in ageing was 'tech neck', premature ageing of the neck due to our constant use of tablets and phones.
The only negative thing about our increasing screen obsession is the newly designated "tech neck" syndrome.
IPHONE FINGER HOT on the heels (or should that be knuckles?) of 'tech neck' comes the latest 21st century affliction which presents as repetitive strain and tendon fatigue in the fingers.
It also helps to counteract 'tech neck' - sagging jowls, which are now appearing at a younger age, because we spend our lives slumped over smartphone screens.
According to Elle magazine, he further explained that a phenomenon called 'tech neck' happens when people look down at their laptops or iPhones too often and it gives them the neck of a much older person, the New York Post reported.
Orthopedic massage for the upper body can help with frozen shoulder syndrome, thoracic outlet issues, sciatica, compressed discs, SI joint issues, whiplash injuries, arthritis, and tech neck.