The Pokémon Go craze sweeping across the globe is a good thing because it’s getting people outdoors and walking – but players are also at risk for developing postural issues.
A Gait Changer
Unlike other cell phone and mobile device use, Pokemon Go users walk while playing, disrupting their normal gait pattern. Arms are stationary instead of swinging, head is bent forward, shoulders rolled in, and breathing is restricted.
Posture expert Dr. Steven Weiniger joins Fox News to discuss the phenomenon and gives tips to help players avoid injury.