Posted by: pkab | 22 March 2008

Repetitive Strain Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Repetitive Strain Injury

Every year nearly 2 million people in the US suffer work-related musculoskeletal disorders, including repetitive strain injury (RSI), such as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and tendonitis caused by computer use.

Inside our wrist there is a narrow passage called the carpal tunnel that holds tendons, blood vessels, and the meridian nerve, all of which lie side by side, very close to one another. In general, injury or trauma to the area, including (but not limited to) repetitive movement of the wrists, can cause swelling of the tissues and carpal tunnel syndrome. This injury may be from sports or from sewing, typing, driving, assembly-line work, painting, writing, use of tools (especially hand tools or tools that vibrate), or similar activities.

Visit Bio Therapy Clinic to find out more information how to cure CTS.


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WorkRaveFor all of you workaholics out there, who won’t break a sweat about RSI (repetitive strain injury), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and such, give it a break and heed to Mr.Workrave, before its too late.

Workrave is a program that assists in the recovery and prevention of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The program frequently alerts you to take micro-pauses, rest breaks and restricts you to your daily limit. Please refer to the feature comparison for a complete list of features, and how the program performs with respect to other programs on the market. The program runs on GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows. ”

Download the free version here and happy computing!

Source: Me, Myself and Jason


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