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Neck/back pain while flying

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by SpaceDan, May 10, 2016.

  1. SpaceDan

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    Does anyone else get neck/back pain from holding the remote and flying for a 30 minute session? I use a lanyard. Is there any option for holding the weight of the controller/tablet around your waist or something like that, to take the weight off your neck and arms? Thanks!
     
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    You're actually getting 30 minute sessions?
     
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    I don't even use a lanyard. Seems to help out a lot!!
     
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    Move around. It's not the weight. If you have low back pain, like 80% of the adult population, a couple of extra pounds around your neck isn't going to make much of a difference since the bottom on your spine is holding up more than half of your body weight all of the time. It's partially due to standing still for 15 - 20 minutes. Consider a folding chair or just walk around and stretch.
     
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    I always use a camp chair, the ones with the side table because it also gives 20160314_145117.jpg you a place to set the remote down on.
     
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    This guy will beat your 75" TV any day! lol