Discover How Chiropractic Care Can Help Treat Text Neck

How much time do you spend hunched over your laptop, smartphone or even a book? If you’re like most Americans, it’s probably at least several hours per day. This can cause chronic or acute neck pain—among other painful symptoms—and even if you change your habits, the pain might not go away. This is colloquially referred to as “text neck”. Luckily, chiropractic treatment can help address text neck symptoms at their root cause, so you can go back to enjoying a pain-free existence in Naples, Fl.


The average American spends about four hours per day hunched over their phone, and thanks to the prevalence of working from home, you’re probably bending over a computer a lot more than usual too. Since the human head weighs anywhere from eight to 12 pounds, all that weight puts a strain on your neck and back muscles. In fact, the lower you tilt your head, the more pressure it puts on your neck.

While you can get text neck from other activities, like using a laptop or reading a book, the condition has increased since the advent of smartphones, tablets and other handheld electronic devices.

About 80 percent of Americans keep their phones within reach at all times—which means most people spend at least four hours per day in this incredibly uncomfortable posture. If you suspect you have text neck, chiropractic care can help.


Chiropractors in Napless, FL work to address your symptoms at the root cause. When it comes to text neck, that means helping adjust any muscles or joints that are out of place. Your chiropractor may make manual adjustments or provide soft tissue therapy. In addition, they’ll suggest specific lifestyle changes for you, such as physical therapy exercises and ways to improve your ergonomics. Even if you have to be on your phone for work or school, these simple changes and chiropractic therapies will make a big difference.

Three ways to reduce text neck symptoms

There are a few ways you can reduce your text neck pain. Here are some easy lifestyle changes to implement:

To get help for your text neck in Naples, FL, get in touch with the team at Hiler Chiropractic & Neurology/ Feel Amazing Institute today. We’d love to show you how chiropractic treatment can ease your symptoms!

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