Monday, May 18, 2009

A Problem for Computer Users

The Computer has made life easy for all most every person in the world be it, Your lil Son who’s finding for Online games, teenagers keeping up with the World, Adults working 9 to 5 and Grand Parents keeping in touch with their children from a distance and the list can go on.

They say on an average an adult American spends 142 Minutes a Day on the Computer that’s like 2 hour+ a day, keeping in mind that there is a huge Amount that spends 8-12 hours a DAY. Now that’s a lot of time in front of a Computer but you can’t help it! It’s become a need for every one.

But while the Computer has made life a lot easier, it’s got its Flaws! Almost everyone will know that it affects the eyesight, spine and so on. But a very few know about “CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME”

Carpal tunnel syndrome (also known as median neuritis) is a painful condition of the hands and wrists. It is caused by pressure on the median nerve, which runs from the shoulder, down the arm, to the hand. In advanced cases, carpal tunnel syndrome can make the simplest chore or activity impossible, such as holding a frying pan, folding laundry or lifting an infant.

For more information please visit the following URL
http://www.afscme.org/publications/2773.cfm

The following images show a surgery of a Patient suffering from “Carpal tunnel syndrome”





Painful as it looks, this condition can be avoided. The following Images show what we can do to avoid this Condition







Hand Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome




The Next time you are In front of the Screen, Consider using these techniques!!

Dear Reader till Next time...
RD

2 comments:

  1. We all need to be aware of this in order to avoid it.

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  2. nice post, thanks for sharing.

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