It is well known to everyone that people these days are pretty lured to their cell phones fiddling with Whats app and Facebook mostly. However this might come with a severe price.Dr Arjun Srivatsa, Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon, Columbia Asia Hospitals, says. “It is characterised by headaches, pain in the upper back, shoulder and neck, as well as increased curvature of the spine. Text Neck, if left untreated, can even lead to spinal degenerative problems, such as disc compression and disc prolapse. In the long term, Text Neck can also lead to spinal arthritis. Other symptoms include loss of power of grip, poor concentration, disturbed sleep pattern and increased twitching of the neck and shoulders,” he says.
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