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6 Reasons Why You Should Invest on Ergonomic Split Keyboard

Ergonomic split keyboard has been proven helpful in providing relief for carpal tunnel syndrome. This alone overshadows all other benefits one derives from using the product. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful, debilitating disease that any form of relief, more so prevention, is good news!Meet KevinKevin Schmidt of Minnesota works as web designer for a fashion company that sells replica [...]

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Choosing the right ergonomic desk

We've all heard how important an ergonomic desk is. After a while, it all kind of sounds like you're in a Peanuts cartoon, and all you can hear is "blah blah blah." Why is an ergonomic desk so important?The main reason behind getting an ergonomic desk is to keep your body from straining. [...]

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Ergonomics at Work – Preventing Eye Stress and Strain

If you spend hours during your workday staring at your computer monitor you probably have more eye stress than you realize. Putting to work a few ergonomic products and principles can reduce eyestrain and prevent problems with your eyes. Glare on your desk and monitor can contribute quite a bit to eyestrain. Choose a desk that has [...]

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Sit and Stand for Your Health

The New York Times recently posted an article about the advantages of standing to work. No, they didn't mean we should all quit our day jobs and start waitressing or teaching school. Rather the article discusses the ergonomic advantages of standing (versus sitting at a computer all day). The writer jokingly [...]

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Can Children Suffer from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

More than likely when you think about carpal tunnel syndrome, you think of it as a problem that affects older people. However, this is no longer just a problem for adults. Amazingly, there are actually many children, sometimes at a very young age, who are coming down with carpal tunnel as well. It definitely is [...]

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Shoulder Pain

As I reached around from the front seat to the back seat to hand my son his dropped sippy cup one more time, I felt the familiar strain on my rotator cuff. The first thing I thought was, We need to teach him that the word "uh-oh!!" is meant for accidents and is not [...]

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Tips to Prevent RSI (Repetitive Stress Injuries)

We’ve all heard of carpal tunnel syndrome and words like “blackberry thumb” or “gamers thumb.” If you aren’t familiar with these terms, obviously blackberry thumb is the over and continual use of your Blackberry! Gamers Thumb happens often to people who play video games constantly and use their thumb in the same repetitive [...]

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Why & How to choose an ergonomic keyboard

Why should I use an ergonomic keyboard?More and more workers are sitting in front of the computer for hours at a time. Sitting in a fairly static position like that puts untold amounts of strain on your neck, shoulders, back, eyes, and even hands and wrists. Therefore, it's important to consider good ergonomic [...]

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Will My Sore Wrist Develop Into Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If you're experiencing pain and discomfort in one or both of your wrists and are worried that it may develop into carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) it's most important to first determine the exact root of the problem, and then set about the task of treating it before it has a chance to evolve into something [...]

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Tips for Choosing an Ergonomic Desk

Why go ergonomic?Well, if you're asking that, you must not be an office worker, or sitting at a desk very often. If you do sit at a desk more than few hours at a time, then you already know- the average office-supplied desk that comes with your job is not exactly cozy or [...]

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