Using a smart phone, laptop or other electronic device for long periods of time can be risky. The result can be discomfort in the neck, shoulders and the face. The more we bend our heads forward the more pressure we put on our necks. Tilting the head forward to 45 degrees forces up to 49 lbs of pressure through the neck and at 60 degrees this increases to 60 lbs of pressure.
Using a platform to raise the angle of your electronic device can really make a difference. Here we look at the benefits of a laptop riser to help reduce the strain on your neck.