More Proof Your Cell Phone is Trying to Kill You
I do hope you are not reading this on your cell phone right now. If you are, this woman:
says you might be deforming yourself. She is Kirsten Lord and she is the Managing Director of the Edinburgh Physiotherapy Centre. Sounds so British-y!
Anyway, Kirsten worries that we (that includes you) are leaning over our phones/laptops/computers/ipods far too much.
And all that leaning is making us hunch-y. She tells The Daily Mail:
Our bodies are a product of what we do on a daily basis and the change in lifestyles is definitely changing our bodies.
If you’re constantly looking down, you develop a forward curvature that rounds the whole spine.
If that’s not clear to you, a forward curvature that rounds the whole spine is this:
Kirsten also had some very helpful advice but by then, I was far too freaked out by my growing, expanding spinal hump to read any further.
Yea, so there you go.
Anyway. So I’m thinking of taking up Pilates….