01 Apr Association Between Excessive Smartphone Use and Cervical Disc Degeneration in Young Patients Suffering From Chronic Neck Pain
Conclusions: The results indicate that cervical disc degeneration may be associated with excessive smartphone use, such use may lead to cervical spondylosis.
Throughout our lives, we have physical stress on our body, some acute such as falls, traumas, accidents and some chronic such as sitting for long periods, working at a desk for long periods, using computers or phones or standing for long periods.
These physical stresses cause us to lose the normal alignment and put the spine in a weakened position. This is represented in our outward appearance called posture. Abnormal posture equals Abnormal spinal alignment and weakened spinal system. Common abnormal postures such as forward head posture, low shoulder, uneven hips, and pelvis rotation are postural signs of a weakened damaged spine.
At first, this causes no pain but as it continues to abnormally load the spinal structures, it begins to break down the spinal structures leading to spinal damage and eventually the pain and functional loss to develop.
At Sunset Chiropractic & Wellness our team goes beyond conventional medicine by offering services and techniques which can relieve symptoms while at the same time addressing and resolving the underlying causes of your particular dysfunction.
Dr. Alfonso’s Corrective Chiropractic Care System has 3 major treatments components working synergistically together to achieve phenomenal results without drugs or surgery.
Corrective Chiropractic Care rehabilitates the weakened and damaged spinal system and its parts (muscles, ligaments, fascia, discs, bone, and nerves) decreasing pain, improving function, improving structure, and quality of life.
Please view our website to learn more about our unique diagnosis procedures and structural correction chiropractic servicing the South Miami area.
If you have been experiencing low back pain and/or other related spinal symptoms such as neck pain, headaches, migraines, mid back pain, rib pain, carpal tunnel, sciatica, disc herniations or protrusions, neuropathy, pain/numbness/burning/weakness in your arms, hands, legs or feet.
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8585 Sunset Drive,
Miami, FL 33143