Deskercise!

An article in the Hindustan Times, India’s leading English-language newspaper, Kiran Sawhney reports on workplace-related RSI problems (When Working Isn’t Working For Your Health) and offers some simple suggestions, including: Sit on an exercise ball instead of a chair (ErgoBlog has some comments on this) Use something to remind you …

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Nocturnal Splints Can Provide RSI Relief

An article in The Medical Post reports that “In a recent randomized trial involving automotive assembly plant workers, those given a splint to wear at night for six weeks reported much less pain than controls, even months later” and that “pain was cut in half by six weeks among splinted …

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Gardening With RSI

An article at eDiets.com (Warm Up for Gardeners’ Workout) warns of the dangers of garden work. It reports gardening among the “10 occupations with the highest rates of carpal tunnel syndrome”. All that digging, scooping, hoeing, raking, pruning, bending, kneeling, pulling, pushing, lifting and hauling can wear on a person, …

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