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How Can Your Smartphone Be Affecting Your Health?

If you are reading this from a phone or tablet, you are more than likely putting stress on your neck. “Text neck” is a problem that is becoming more and more common as people spend time on their smart devices. This is a huge problem for your health. An adult head weighs 10-12 lbs in a neutral position, but as we flex forward the weight starts to feel heavier and at 60 degrees the head feels like 60 lbs.
Symptoms that you may feel include:
-chronic headaches
-shortness of breath
-numbness in the arms
-neck and shoulder pain
Restoring the structure of the spine is one of our goals as a chiropractor. Having the proper alignment in the spine allows the nervous system to communicate properly throughout the body.
If you are someone that is dealing with any of the above symptoms or know someone that is, please reach out to us and we would be more than happy to take care of you. We are located in Lansdale, PA area and located at 2031 North Broad Street Suite 125. 

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