Are you currently reading this while hunched over your phone?
If so, here’s a very scary wakeboard call: Chiropractic Care Can Help with Text Neck Problem.
Most people spend an average of two to four hours a day slumped over their smartphones, according to the study, and that awkward position isn’t doing any favors for your neck and back.
We know you won’t be throwing out your phone, tablet, or e-reader anytime soon. That’s fine, just be sure to use it with proper posture, which means your ears are aligned with your shoulders and your shoulder blades are back in the neutral position.
This blog post is based via interaction on the AskDrBurt a Question Blog. This is a real case, real patient who is searching for a solution to his never ending pain. It is a very long post and if you are a health care practitioner feel free to add your professional advice in a comment area. If you are a reader, and also have health related problems without a solution from your current medical practitioner please contact me via AskDrBurt a Question?
Thanks for the very concise and informative blogs Dr. Burt! I would like to ask for advice on presenting my symptoms to health care providers. I have been suffering TMJ symptoms for at least two decades if not more, but none of my health care providers wanted to consider TMJ disorder as a cause. Instead they seem to dismiss the idea and only treat symptoms when they’ve become severe and pretty blatantly obvious. Background/History: