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Study of iPad Use and the Effect on Neck and Shoulders

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Wally, Jun 20, 2018.

  1. Wally

    Wally Senior Member

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    Most of my time spent reading is in a reclining position with an iPad. I am sure the position I use to read is not optimal for preventing muscle strain, but this position is used out of necessary. Perhaps some clever individual will come up with a lightweight, inexpensive gadget for iPads/tablets that could address this issue. Maybe it already exists? I imagine a smal weighted stand with a flexible hose like attachment that could bend, raise and lower the iPad to a perfect viewing angle for your eyes, neck and shoulders wherever this portable device may be used. It would be great if it could also be used with a cell phone.

    Edit - So far I have found tablet stands that can clip onto a desk or headboard or other pieces of furniture, but I am thinking of a weighed stand that can sit on top of a bed, on a couch or low on the floor (weighted bottom of stand would be short and compact). Maybe the stand could have two options that could screw off and on - weighted bottom or a clip. I imagine that the gooseneck flexible hose would be retractable to allow maximum flexibility for height and angle adjustments and make it easy to transport or store.
     
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