Pilates Class Combats ‘Text Neck’ Syndrome
|08/12/2017||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
In the sports world, repetitive movements and muscle overuse eventually lead to strain and injury.
The consequences of staring down at our phones day in and day out? Text neck. It’s the poor posture that results from your bent head adding tension to your neck and spine.
One Pilates class in New York City — “Pilates for Text Necks” — is tackling this 21st century malady.
“The more and more that people are texting and being on their computers,” said Kimberly Fielding, creator of the class and director of teacher training at Gramercy Pilates NYC. “They’re suffering later on.”
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