High School Students Risk Back Pain with Prolonged Texting and Cell Phone Use

PainRelief.com: What should readers take away from your report?

Response: Readers find in this data risk factors for the spine, such as the length of time that prolonged exposure to electronic equipment and inappropriate postures increase the chances of back pain.

PainRelief.com: What recommendations do you have for future research as a result of this study?

Response: Future research may address other variables, such as physical skills; longitudinal studies verifying the effects of educational programs.


De Vitta A, Noll M, Monfort-Pañego M, Miñana-Signes V, Maciel NM. Thoracic Spine Pain in High School Adolescents: A One-Year Longitudinal Study. Healthcare (Basel). 2023 Jan 9;11(2):196. doi: 10.3390/healthcare11020196. PMID: 36673564; PMCID: PMC9858957.

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Last Updated on April 17, 2023 by PainRelief.com