IS SMARTPHONE PINKY A REAL THING?

Certainly you've heard of all the physical problems that are now occurring from people using their cell phones too much, so it comes as no surprise to me that the latest and greatest problem, is cellphone pinky.

DO YOU HAVE SMARTPHONE PINKY?

According to a Japanese cell phone provider called NTT Docomo, Smartphone Pinky is the result of using your pinky finger to support the weight of your phone. If you hold a heavy smart phone, it rests and presses on the inside of your end pinky joint, a delicate spot for pain to develop. This can create an indentation between the first and second joints of your pinky. according to Rocket News 24.

Kelly Cordes

HOW TO AVOID GETTING SMARTPHONE PINKY

Take frequent breaks from your cellphone, (put it down!) When you do pick it back up, try not to use your pinky to support it. They say it might be hard to hold your phone, but getting pinky finger is worse.