The Ergonomics of Neck Pain

You can reduce risk factors for the development of neck and shoulder pain. Some of the things to avoid are prolonged sitting with the neck bent forward; holding a phone between the shoulder and ear; bending the head back (looking up) for long periods.

Neck and shoulder pain are common among younger and younger people and can be caused by musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremities. Preventative measures should be taken to minimize risk factors for neck and shoulder pain before you are in pain.

The risk factors for and causes of neck and shoulder pain as well as preventative measures for the development of neck and shoulder pain found in the medical research are listed here.

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