International Journal of Orthopaedics Research

International Journal of Orthopaedics Research


International Journal of Orthopaedics Research
International Journal of Orthopaedics Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2020)

Covid19 and neck/back pain: Are electronic devices becoming necessary evils?


Onuoha Kelechukwu, Alade Oluwaseun, Owolabi Ifeoluwa, Umebuani Sandra

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in China in late 2019, with wide and rapid spread to other countries, more than 10 million individuals have become infected, resulting in more than hundreds of thousands of dead cases, this pandemic has made all countries to effect a nationwide lockdown to observe social distancing in other to contain the spread of this virus, this motivated the increase in the use of electronic devices, due to the surge in the use of digital technology, we aim at knowing if the increase in the use of electronic devices during the pandemic has an associated increase in neck/back pain among users. The result shows that an increase in the use of this devices also resulted an increase in neck/back pain and it establish the facts that use of electronic devices in the Covid-19 era has become a necessary evil despite the consequences of neck/back pain.
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How to cite this article:
Onuoha Kelechukwu, Alade Oluwaseun, Owolabi Ifeoluwa, Umebuani Sandra. Covid19 and neck/back pain: Are electronic devices becoming necessary evils?. International Journal of Orthopaedics Research, Volume 2, Issue 4, 2020, Pages 52-56
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