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Would looking down at a tablet for a couple hours cause a throbbing painful headache at the back of head and neck the next day?

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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Tablet neck.: Yes. Holding your head down at that tablet-using angle puts a tremendous strain on the neck muscles, which are charged with holding the head in that unnatural position. This will cause pain.

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Last updated May 11, 2016

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