Impact of Smartphone Addiction on Craniovertebral Angle in Healthy Adults
Bhavna Anand*, Vinayak Singhal, Shubhi Kulshrestha and Sukriti Raj
Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India
*Corresponding Author: Bhavna Anand, Teaching Associate, Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, Amity University Uttar Pradesh, India.
August 30, 2021; Published: September 24, 2021
The craniovertebral angle is measurable, linear measure of the curvature of the neck. Smartphone addiction can alter this angle and cause headaches, pain in one’s neck and shoulders, and even difficulty breathing.
The concept of smartphone addiction and its effect on craniovertebral angle has gained increased attention in the recent years. There are many well-known studies that have shown how the use of smartphones can lead to the development of neck, shoulder and back pain as well as other health issues.
The study is of cross-sectional design where 30 participants were selected and correlation between smartphone addiction and craniovertebral angle was seen.
The aim was to explore how smartphone addiction can affect craniovertebral angle.
Keywords: Craniovertebral Angle; Smartphone Addiction; Healthy Adults
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