Knitters spend hours repeating a small number of motions, so are therefore at risk of RSI, which develops over time and its symptoms often come on gradually. Here are a few defensive tactics whether you’re already a sufferer or just a concerned knitter.
An “ergonomic chair” is better than a plain old chair, right? Maybe. The problem is that stores and manufacturers are starting to put the word “ergonomic” in front of every chair they sell, whether it has anything to do with ergonomics or not. There is more to ergonomics than a little added cushioning in the seat.
A user reviews the voice recognition capability included in Microsoft Vista, and was pleasantly surprised: “Training took only a few minutes, and the software’s accuracy was higher than anything I tried before.”
According to the results of new research by Microsoft, work-related RSI, though it’s at an all-time high and costs businesses more than $600 million in lost working hours, is often ignored by companies, either through ignorance or outright neglect.
No matter what size of the business, all employers have obligations to ensure staff a safe working environment. Good Health and Safety practice also increases productivity which will have a direct impact on the bottom line.
For those living with carpal tunnel syndrome, there are simple and affordable ways to alleviate the pain. A symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome is persistent and severe pain in the hands and wrists. This pain mainly stems from incorrect positioning of the wrists while sitting at a computer keyboard.