Claire Bates
Daily Mail

October 17, 2011

The smartphone, laptop, and eReader may all be ‘essential’ additions to modern life but they are wreaking havoc on our bodies, experts say.

A survey by the British Chiropractic Association found that one in four of us complain of a sore neck, back or shoulder due to using or carrying gadgets.

It’s not surprising when you consider that two-thirds carry at least two items of technology around with them. A typical notebook, smartphone and eReader have a combined weight of 2kg or 4.4lbs. 

Laptops appear to be the major culprit with 27 per cent of those suffering back or neck pain admitting to using a laptop for between two to four hours a day.

Read full report here

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