Many of us use our smartphones as a primary tool to communicate or a computer when we are at work. However, constantly looking down at devices can place undue stress on our necks and lead to pain. At Bolz Chiropractic in Topeka, KS, we provide chiropractic care to reduce discomfort that may occur from text neck syndrome and improve your health. Before visiting us, learn more about text neck below:
What is Text Neck?
Pain in the upper back and neck that develops from utilizing a cell phone or other screens is known as text neck. As a result, you may experience tightness, strain, and pain in those regions. Children can also suffer from text neck when using handheld devices for long periods of time. Most people spend at least 4 hours a day looking down at their phones, which can cause tension in the muscles and ligaments that support the back. Not only that, but you may also experience back pain as well as soreness and discomfort in your neck. If text neck is not treated, it can alter the natural curvature of the spine.
How Can a Chiropractor Help with Text Neck?
When you visit us, our chiropractors will focus on aligning the vertebrae in the neck with gentle adjustments. The same adjustments can be performed on the spine to alleviate back pain. We apply slight pressure to the affected regions to realign the vertebrae, which can alleviate pressure and reduce pain. Our chiropractors will identify any problematic areas and use manual manipulation to restore proper motion. While you may feel relief after one appointment, you may need additional sessions to achieve your desired results.
Contact us for an Appointment Today
If you have neck pain that may be due to using handheld devices excessively, our team at Bolz Chiropractic in Topeka, KS, is happy to help. We will evaluate your condition and develop a personalized treatment plan to alleviate the ache. To learn more about our treatments or to schedule your first appointment, call us at (785) 272-2090 today!