NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – When it comes to taking selfies, it’s all in the wrist according to one doctor.
A San Francisco physician said he’s seeing a rise in the injury known as “selfie wrist.”READ MORE: Gov. Hochul Signs 'Less Is More Act,' Says Nearly 200 People Will Be Released From Rikers
Dr. Levi Harrison explained that the condition is caused by hyper-flexing your wrist inwards to capture the perfect selfie angle.READ MORE: 'Curtain Up!' Festival Celebrates Broadway's Reopening With 3-Day Festival In Times Square
Others medical professionals believe it’s caused by holding devices for too long in one position without moving.MORE NEWS: Gabby Petito Search: Timeline Of Road Trip With Fiance Brian Laundrie, Notable Dates And Events
“Selfie wrist” can reportedly cause numbness and a tingling sensation that people feel in their fingers and wrists.