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Can posture improve occipital neuralgia from smartphone use?

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Possibly. Try to: talk in a comfortable position with your neck not bent at an angle,and see if this helps.
Answered on Jun 1, 2016
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