The world has changed.With the modern era in full swing, advancements in technology, the workforce, and how we do life has changed. Advancement is not bad, but it’s important to be aware of how our bodies and health are being affected by these changes. These changes have improved living in many areas and caused a rise in pain and unhealthy habits in other areas. Neck pain is one of the most common causes of the modern world and all the changes it has brought.
Let’s take a look:Driving
We live a world where driving is the main source to get from one place to another. It requires sitting for long periods of time and can cause bad posture. Hunching over the steering wheel has played a huge role in neck irritation and pain. The last thing we think about while driving is the position of our neck. We are focused on getting where we need to go.
Even in the past 5 years, the workforce has changed. We live in the world of websites, social media, and a digital economy that is constantly evolving. We spend hours on our computers, getting work done, crunching numbers, or running the latest ad campaign for a client. The majority of workers do not sit properly during work hours. The chain and desk have reeked havoc on our necks. We are paying the price for moving into the digital age.
Even though mankind has slept since the beginning of time, the way we sleep has changed. Something has simple has used a poor quality pillow can be the cause of neck pain. Sleep is vital to health and improper sleep positioning can be a huge issue for our necks.
These are just a few examples of how neck pain is becoming more common. The best way to prevent neck pain is by seeing a chiropractor. Allow them to discover the root cause and make recommendations.