Monday 27 February 2017

Smartphones a real pain in the neck (and back) for children

Sinead Moriarty

Sinead Moriarty

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Children are becoming hunchbacks due to the long hours they spend huddled over smartphones, tablets and laptops.

This is having serious health repercussions, with young children developing spinal problems.

'Text neck' is causing severe damage to the necks and backs of children worldwide. Children as young as seven are developing hunchbacks and curved spines because of the amount of time they are spending bent over phones and tablets.

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