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FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- You use your hands nearly every minute of the day, so any time they hurt it's important to find out why.

Certain conditions can affect people who do the same hand movements for hours every day. Repetitive strain injury can cause pain in muscles, nerves and tendons. Carpal tunnel syndrome swelling compresses a key nerve. The lesser known de Qu...

FRIDAY, June 23, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- People who spend lots of time on their smartphones may be scrolling, tapping and swiping their way to carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful wrist and hand disorder.

A small study found a link between extended use of smartphones and other hand-held electronic devices and a greater likelihood for experiencing the telltale wrist and hand pain of the ...

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Eric Barkley, a software engineer with Computer Sciences in Los Angeles, never even has to think twice when asked to work overtime. Even in his off-hours -- whether at home or work -- the affable 40-year-old can most often be found in his favorite spot: smack in front of a glowing computer screen. But like many other programmers, Barkley has suffered the consequences of his long-standing love affa...

Working at a desk shouldn't be physically demanding. So why do so many office workers go home sore and exhausted? If your job is wearing you out, it's time to take a close look at your workspace. Your chair, desk, computer monitor, or something else could be working against you. With just a few adjustments, you can relieve your pain and increase your comfort. How much do you know about ergonomic -...

You're working away on your computer, but lately you've been plagued by numbness and tingling in your fingers and wrist. You've felt more than an occasional sharp pain, and more puzzling, you've been waking up at night with a "pins and needles" sensation in one hand. There might be other explanations, but the symptoms suggest you may have carpal tunnel syndrome. What causes carpal tunnel syndrome?...

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