If we thought that we were developing back, neck and shoulder pain sitting at a desk in front of a computer, we now don't even get a rest from our technology-induced postures when we are on the go. The good news is that using a device does not have to be synonymous with strain.
A recent study shows that texting is damaging to the spine and even leads to neck wrinkles. To help avoid placing “long-term strain on your neck, a New York doctor recommends The Alexander Technique. Scientifically proven to reduce neck pain, it gives people the know-how to use their smartphones smartly and understand how not to strain.
POSTURE TIP: When using your mobile device to contact me, look down at the device and then let your head follow, moving your chin toward your chest rather than dropping it forward (see photo of me demonstrating this at the top of the page). For more tips on using mobile devices with less strain, read my blog post: Posture Check-List for Using Your Devices