Spectrum News – Prevent Neck Pain While Working From Home During This Pandemic
Doctors have been warning people for years about a painful condition known as "text neck" or "tech neck." Continually looking down at a cellphone, tablet or computer can strain the muscles, ligaments and disc in the neck. This strain overtime can build, causing inflammation, pain and even serious injury, such as a bulging or herniated disc of the spine. Now, with many people working from home in the midst of a pandemic, Top US Spine Surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed warns that he is seeing more and more patients suffering tech neck but offers some tips to combat the condition and improve spine health.