How to avoid RSI from computers

Posted on Friday, Jun 17 2005 @ 01:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
PC Review's newest recruit, Becky, has an article outlining some useful tips to help you avoid RSI whilst using your PC. The chances are if you use a computer most days you will be affected by RSI at some point.

Repetitive strain injury can cause serious problems, which are more difficult to cure than to prevent in the first place. There are various types of RSI affecting different parts of the body, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Bursitis, and Rotator cuff syndrome are some typical examples, but there are many more. If you spend a long time sat at a desk or on a computer it is highly recommended that you take into consideration the potential problems of RSI, and take steps to prevent or combat it. If after reading this you think you could be suffering from symptoms of RSI, see your Doctor. Read more at PC Review


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.