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In fact, because texting involves a similar posture as typing, researchers are suggesting that many of the pains associated with too much computer keyboard use will be applicable to avid texters. Forward head posture: how to fix it. ScienceDaily, 10 November
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The proliferation and use of PDAs wireless personal digital assistants such as Blackberries, and the significant increase in time spent at computer keyboards or engaging in video gaming has created a whole new generation of people of all ages experiencing hand and finger injury, pain and discomfort. However, an increasing number are beginning to pay the price for such ready access to the world. Additionally, there are also other stress injuries reported — wrist, forearm, shoulder, upper back and neck — as a result of constant texting.
When texting started becoming commonplace, it was slow and awkward. But with the advent of PDAs and smartphones, and the ability to not only text but post on social media and craft entire emails on a mobile device, people are communicating more than ever — non-verbally — with their phones. Unfortunately, with that advanced technology can come some digital pain, literally. Constant typing and texting on your phone can cause pain and injury, says Matt Castera physical therapist at Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy a Physiquality member in Pennsylvania.
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