Making the Connection
“Blackberry Thumb”

Are we intelligent enough to handle our Smartphones? Keeping up with all the latest technology may have a downside. Besides for missing out on what is actually happening around us in real time, how does the repetitive use of these devices affect our bodies?

There are various ways in which we can injure ourselves due to our Smartphones, almost all due to repetitive use. These injuries are commonly known as “blackberry thumb”.

Relieve the pain in your neck

> Relieve the pain in your neck Did you know that when your body slumps, the weight of your arms, shoulders and scapulae are forced to hang off of your already overstressed neck muscles? Your shoulder girdle weighs 14% of your total body weight, so even if you only weigh 130lbs, your poor neck is… Read more »