Office Resources: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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In the modern world we are constantly using technology to help us in our everyday world. In today’s workplace, typical office workers spend a large percentage of their days working on computers. From receptionists to graphic designers, workers are using computers an increasingly larger amount of time.
However, with the increasing amount of time people are spending on the computer comes additional medical concerns. Health issues such as eye strain, stiff backs and necks, and migraine headaches have become more prevalent in workers who spend many hours on the computer.
But, one of the biggest health issues in office workers has to do with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. With the repetitive nature of using their hands and wrists, computer users are suffering from pain in the joints of the hand. There are different treatment options for suffers of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ranging from exercises to hand braces to surgery in extreme cases. In addition alternative treatments are becoming more popular.
To learn more about this joint disorder, we have gathered several helpful resources: