Text Neck

Text neck has become a common cause of neck pain due to the increase in device usage over the last several years. In addition to neck pain, you may also experience a reduce range of motion and headaches. At Premier Chiropractic & Wellness in Manhattan, KS, we provide various treatments to ease your symptoms and improve your health. Before scheduling your appointment, learn more about text neck below:


What Is Text Neck?

Text neck often occurs when using digital devices excessively. However, how you sit or standing while utilizing a smartphone or tablet is what causes uncomfortable symptoms. When looking down at a device, it also adds 10 additional pounds to your spine. Some additional symptoms of text neck include:

  • Headaches
  • Shoulder pain
  • Upper back pain
  • Neck pain and tension
  • Reduced range of motion

Treatment for Text Neck

When you visit us, we will speak with you about your symptoms and may even examine your neck to learn more about your condition. Afterward, we can create a treatment plan to help you heal. Some treatments we may recommend include:

  • Adjustments to restore proper alignment to the neck and relieve undue pressure from the discs and nerves
  • Soft tissue techniques to help improve your range of motion and alleviate tension
  • Therapeutic exercises and stretches to reduce your pain and help you recover faster

How to Prevent Text Neck

There are certain steps that you can take to prevent text neck from occurring. Some tips we suggest include:

  • Take a break from your device every 30 minutes
  • Keep your device level with your eyesight
  • Stretch your neck and move it around to help keep blood flowing and reduce tension
  • Visit our chiropractor regularly for treatment and posture improvement

Contact us for an Appointment Today

If you’re experiencing discomfort due to text neck, let our team at Premier Chiropractic & Wellness in Manhattan, KS, help. To learn more about the treatments that we provide or to schedule your first appointment, contact us at (785) 320-5300 today. When you need a chiropractor near me, we look forward to assisting you!


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