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Neck Deep: The Physical Toll of Tech Addiction on Our Bodies

In today's digital age, our smartphones have become indispensable companions, but could they also be the culprits behind our physical discomfort? Dr. Theresa Marko, a seasoned physical therapist based in New York City, shares an eye-opening encounter with a patient whose chronic neck pain was linked to her smartphone habits. As Marko delves into the intricate relationship between technology and physical health, she unveils a concerning trend of "text neck" and other smartphone-related injuries on the rise.

From hand and wrist injuries to strained neck muscles, the toll of excessive smartphone use on our bodies is becoming increasingly apparent. As experts warn of the potential long-term consequences, it's crucial for us to recognize the risks and adopt healthier habits. Join us as we explore the unseen impacts of smartphone addiction and discover practical strategies to mitigate its effects. Read the full article in Dr. Marko's recent contribution for The Guardian to uncover expert insights and take the first step towards a more mindful approach to technology use in our daily lives.


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