A new report from the Harvard medical school disputes the connection between heavy computer usage and the dreaded carpal tunnel syndrome. Other physical factors–some of them genetic–may be the real cause, according to the study.
For TFM‘s most recent coverage of this topic, see “Working In Comfort And Style.”
Ed Oswald of BetaNews writes:
Carpal tunnel is caused when nerves in the wrist are pinched, however it’s not caused by frequent use of a keyboard, claims the report. Instead, it is caused by heredity, body weight, fracture, or even pregnancy.
The report is entitled, “Hands: Strategies for Strong, Pain-Free Hands.” To purchase a copy, click here.
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