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Surgeon develops an image of how texting warps your spine. We have a quick solution

Texting has some nasty effects on the spine. Craning our heads downward to stare at a screen creates an additional 60 pounds of pressure on our delicate spines, threatening the body with permanent injuries. This is according to new report from Kenneth Hansraj, a New York-based surgeon, who developed a computer model of how poor texting posture distorts the spine (image above).