A new survey has revealed that young adults in the age group 18 to 24 years are increasingly experiencing back pain as a result of slumping their shoulders and slouching the middle and lower back, called 'iPosture', with excessive gadget use.
The survey states that young adults lost 1.5 more days of work on average due to back pain, as compared to older adults.
Experts said that excess screen time was likely to blame for the health implications, as young adults averaged 8.83 hours in front of digital devices each day.
They added that people must learn the basics of correct posture to avoid future heath issues.
Slumping and hunching over computers and handheld devices is a contributory factor in the different types of back pain.