Children “becoming hunchbacks” due to addiction to smart phones

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Chiropractor claims that young people who spend hours hunched over electronic devices are seriously damaging their necks and spines, as witnessed by the rise in cases of ‘text neck’.

Children as young as seven are developing hunchbacks and curved spines because of the hours spent bending over smartphones and tablets, a chiropractor has claimed.

Dr James Carter warned that he had seen an “alarming increase” in the condition, which he called “text neck”.


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