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Text Neck: Is Smartphone Use Causing Your Neck Pain?

Virtually unheard of two years ago, “text neck” is a repetitive strain injury that’s becoming more common as more people hunch over smartphones. Aggravating muscle pain in the neck and shoulders, and sometimes lower back, is occurring even in teens and adolescents. “Typically, incidence of neck pain increases with age. But today we’re seeing and … Read More

Chat With a Doctor: Back and Neck Pain

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about management of back and neck pain? Deborah Venesy, MD, of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Spine Health, will answer your questions about this medical condition during a live webchat Friday, August 24, 2012, at noon (ET). Get answers to your health questions and concerns. It’s easy … Read More