If you’re suffering from neck pain, then yes, you might be suffering from text neck – and this activity can lead to “some very real pain” according to Your Next Text Might Lead to Text Neck.
A simple downward movement of your head may not seem that significant. But, as the Washington Post points out, the human head weighs a dozen pounds, more or less. And, as you look down to text, you’re putting pressure on your cervical spine. If the angle is 15 degrees, the weight of the pressure is about 27 pounds. Looking down 30 degrees? That’s 40 pounds. At 45 degrees, you’re looking at 49 pounds – and at 60 degrees: 60 pounds.
To put 60 pounds of pressure into context, the article suggests you picture lugg