We are all victims of “text neck”
Follow along with Dr. Lindy First PT, DPT with best practices for combating “text neck” and 3 simple exercises you can do almost anywhere!
- Active Chin Tuck Position – tuck your chin down and slightly back. Take your thumb or forefinger and gently press your chin back even more. Hold for 6 seconds, repeat 6 times. You can do this exercise up to 6 times daily.
- Seated Butterfly Stretch – take hands behind your head and neck elbows up and actively squeeze your elbows back and shoulder blades together. Hold for 6 seconds, 6 reps.
- W to I Stretch – to open up the chest to avoid the forward flex position. Hold arms in a “W” position then push up to a “I” position and then come down to a “W” squeezing your shoulder blades together. 6 slow repetitions of this move.