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computer hunch

Poor posture associated with the constant use of a computer. When people are "hunched over" their computers, smartphones or tablets for hours on end, chest muscles tighten and upper back muscles lengthen, causing pain in the neck, back and limbs. Exercises that counter the position should be done from time to time. See medical conditions.




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People used to read the paper standing in line waiting for a bus. Not any longer.






medical conditions

There are several harmful reactions when using computers and mobile devices for extended periods. See carpal tunnel syndrome, mouse elbow, computer hunch, smartphone pinky, computer vision syndrome, RSI, tech neck, electromagnetic hypersensitivity, dry eyes, thumb culture and deep vein thrombosis.



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