04 Dec '11, 1am

Smartphone addicts starting to feel the pain - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Smartphone addicts starting to feel the pain - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

Users of smartphones and tablet computers are starting to get high-tech blues, as increasing numbers of the tech savvy are coming down with ailments from "text neck" to "text thumb injury". Health experts in Britain have warned that strain injuries stemming from long periods spent staring at small screens and tapping at tiny keys can be debilitating. And such injuries are becoming more common as high-tech gadgets grow ever more popular. Increasing numbers of Britons use their smartphones for accessing the Internet rather than making phone calls. According to a recent YouGov poll of over 2,000 people, 44 percent of Britons use their mobile phone for activities other than making calls, for between 30 minutes and two hours a day. "I had a patient who developed inflamed tendons in her thumb from using her smartphone and was unable to use her hand for weeks due to pain," said T...

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