Computer muscle stress - relief is at hand!

75 percent of Americans use the Internet and spend an average three hours a day online, according to Brad Stone in a 2005 report*. That was before the advent of the smart phone, iPad and other technological advances. This also doesn't take into account the amount of time Americans spend at their computers for work-related and other personal use. No wonder I see so much computer-related muscle stress in my massage practice on a daily basis!

So, the computer is a fact of life for us here in the western world. You may cut down (briefly) on time spent in front of a monitor when your neck and shoulders are screaming with pain. This, however, is no long term solution. What you really want is to continue using your computer AND reduce the amount of stress (and consequently, pain) your muscles endure. Help is at hand!

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