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December 17th, 2019

The Bottom Line: Neck Flexion: What are the Consequences?

In the US, 90% of adults own a mobile device and spend more than 3 hours on average a day maintaining a prolonged neck flexion posture of 45 degrees or more to use them. Certified ergonomist Blake McGowan shares the results of a study that examined the biomechanical consequences of this “text neck” posture in the video below.

References: Barrett JM, McKinnon C, Callaghan JP. Cervical spine joint loading with neck flexion. Ergonomics. 2019 Oct 15:1-8.