Disconnecting from Technology

The average American spends about 2-4 hours each day slumped over their smart phone, that’s roughly 700-1,400 hours per year! This causes a huge stress on your cervical spine and, if left unchecked, it could easily lead to premature wear and degeneration of your cervical spine, which could also lead to surgery (Firger, 2014). Slouching even impairs your shoulder mobility, the more thoracic kyphosis (hunchback and rounded shoulders) a person becomes, the greater immobility their shoulders will experience. (Rotsalai Kanlayanaphotporn, 2014)