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2012-05-27 23:01:46

BiliPro's inventions have a wide range of applications and are compatible with computers of various operating systems. Their input devices send out standard mouse or keyboard signals and were launched to the market years before many of today's tablet computers. With society's growing reliance on computers and the Internet, repetitive strain injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome have grown proportionally as well. BiliPro answered this dilemma with a foot-controlled mouse. Not only does this help...

2012-01-27 16:35:00

Thousands of questions are pouring in everyday to free medical Q & A website AskTheDoctor.com related to joint and muscle pain caused by the use of tablets and smart phones. This is known as Repetitive Stress Injury and is becoming a growing concern. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) January 27, 2012 In this day and age the use of tablets and smart phones is the most popular method for communicating, but it is also causing a rising trend in the number of doctor visits for Repetitive...

2011-11-21 15:15:00

Seattle Chiropractor Dr. Scott Mindel Shows Mobile Device and Laptop Users How to Minimize Risks of Carpal Tunnel and Repetitive Stress Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 Belltown Spine & Wellness, an integrated health and rehabilitation center, today announced a new campaign to bring more attention to growing health problems that accompany the increased use of technology. As part of its âœTechno-Careâ campaign, the health professionals at...

2010-11-07 00:16:39

Millions of people suffer from repetitive strain injuries (RSI), caused by their work environments. Any repetitive motion such as working long hours at the computer, juggling several personal tech devices, playing an instrument, handling tools, or simply texting your friends, can lead to neck pain and shoulder pain, low back pain, or elbow pain. International fitness expert Maik Wiedenbach has just introduced "The Desk Athlete" DVD, a three-step program to help prevent the most common...

2009-04-16 15:13:51

Experts in the field of repetitive strain injury are warning that spending too long on Twitter can leave users with aching hands. The chairman of a London support group for sufferers of Repetitive Strain Injury is calling on Twitter to post a warning on its booming Web site cautioning patrons not to overdo it on the Tweets. I want Twitter to put something on the Web site warning against overuse and how to use responsibly, Kevin Fleisch of the London Repetitive Strain Injury Support Group told...

2008-02-07 06:00:08

By Newey, Martyn Clarke, Malcolm KEYWORDS Carpal tunnel syndrome / Nurse-led service / Return to work This article describes the condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome and reviews a carpal tunnel service that was started in Leicester in 1999. We look at how the service has developed to meet patient needs, and how we now aim to return patients back to function and employment as quickly as possible after surgery. Introduction Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common peripheral...

2006-02-20 19:05:00

LONDON -- Mobile telephone text messaging has become so popular in Britain that millions of users now suffer injuries to their thumbs and fingers because of their love of keeping in touch, according to a survey on Tuesday. Over 93.5 million text messages are sent every day but all this digit action has lead to an explosion in people reporting cases of repetitive strain injury (RSI). Thirty-eight percent more people suffer from sore wrists and thumbs due to texting than five years ago and 3.8...

2005-10-24 20:29:30

Early nerve damage caused by repetitive strain injuries can trigger "sick worker" syndrome -- characterized by malaise, fatigue and depression, and often mistaken for poor performance, according to a study by Ann Barr, Ph.D., and Mary Barbe, Ph.D., at Temple University's College of Health Professions. The study, "Increase in inflammatory cytokines in median nerves in a rat model of repetitive motion injury," is published this month in the Journal of Neuroimmunology. Repetitive strain injuries...


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