5 thoughts on “Tech Neck

  1. Dear CJ
    Thank you this valuable piece of information. I have been doing this all day and even now as my laptop is at Curry’s for repairs.
    It is very good fur everyone to know 🙏
    Praxy

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  2. Thanks CJ for sharing this video. Very important information. I cannot imagine the neck problems the young kids nowadays would have when they are in their late 20’s and 30’s.

    I plan to share this information with my contacts.

    Good luck good health and prosperity to you and all your loved ones in the new year and beyond.

    Nisantha

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  3. Thanks CJ for this warning particularly for the young ones. I would like to see the opinion of our esteemed Radiologists & Rheumatologists on this subject as this clip featured a Chiropractor.

    Abey

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  4. You are a sceptical fellow Abey. But you are right.
    More expert opinions will make it more scientific and more ‘medical’.
    Dharma might offer an opinion as a Radiologist.
    I am not aware of any Rheumatologists in our batch.
    CJ

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  5. My 2 cents worth:-

    In normal people, there is some degree of lordosis ( normal curvature) in the cervical as well as in the lumbar spine.

    In few people with long neck, the normal lordosis is not seen & the spine is straight which is not unusual. These people will have normal function . This can be shown by doing “functional xrays” —
    ( lateral views of cervical spine in flexed & extended positions).

    However, a person with normal lordosis can lose the curvature by keeping the neck flexed over a long period – especially young spines .( All the ligaments are affected – esp, the anterior longitudinal, posterior longitudinal & inter spinous ligaments)

    **I will do a functional xray in neutral, flexed & extended positions before the diagnosis of “Tech Neck”.
    ** If an old xray of neck is available, comparison would be useful to eliminate the possibility of an already
    existing or congenital loss of normal lordosis.

    For treatment – can follow what the Chiropractor suggested ( without excessive manipulation!!)
    Best treatment is to avoid keeping the neck flexed for long period of time.

    Remember – the reverse can occur with people looking up all the time – eg: Desk top computers. However,youngsters are spending more time with moblie phones than Desktop computers.
    👍👌😜

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