The Case of the 'Cell Phone Elbow' Raises Concerns

 - Jun 2, 2009   Updated: Jul 11 2011
References: cbs3 & cnn
People who spend too much time on their mobile phones may be at risk for an injury called the "cell phone elbow."

This new health discovery explains the damage one can do to their arm for using mobile phones for too long. Injuries occur to an essential nerve in the arm caused by bending elbows too tightly for too long.

Beware, chatterboxes! You may be subject to the "cell phone elbow."

Implications - Common consumer ailments typically emerge after the vast popularization of new technologies and products. Predicting these alleged ailments -- such as cell phone elbow -- represent opportunities for businesses to create products that offer potential solutions, which many people will undoubtedly be searching for in the near future.