Recently, a Harvard study revealed that tablet users are more likely to experience a a strain on their shoulders, necks and backs–even more so than laptop and PC users. Thus, the slightly ridiculous-sounding neologisms “iPad Shoulder” and “iPad Neck” were coined to describe the condition. But while the terminology initially sounds bizarre, these ailments are actually real.
According to the study, the worst way to use your iPad is on your lap, which causes you to hunch over and place more stress than usual on your neck and shoulders. This inevitably leads to soreness and the possibility of messing up your posture. To help you avoid Android Neck, we’ve rounded up seven ergonomic accessories for the iPad.