Forward Head Posture: Causes, Side Effects, and More

About the Forward Head Posture

Forward head posture, also known as text neck, nerd neck, or scholar’s neck, is prevalent among people nowadays, thanks to the increasing popularity of media devices like mobile phones and computers. In Asia, forward head posture affects 66% of the total population. Koreans spend 4.1 hours per day on their smartphones on average. Bending down the head during prolonged phone usage can cause a burden on the neck and lead to a forward head posture.

Forward head posture can not only poorly influence how you look but also bring a series of health problems like neck pains, neck stiffness, muscle aches, and more. The article will comprehensively introduce the causes, symptoms, and treatments of the forward head posture. Keep reading and get rid of the bad habitual neck posture. [1]