[linux-elitists] Carpal tunnel prevention and X

Kevin A. Burton burton@openprivacy.org
Thu Dec 27 00:53:48 PST 2001


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Matt Beland <matt@rearviewmirror.org> writes:

> On Thu, Dec 20, 2001 at 11:46:47AM -0800, Seth David Schoen wrote:
> > Don Marti writes:
> > 
> > > They say that improving your touch-typing skills is a good way to
> > > prevent RSI.
> > 
> > Didn't work for me.
> 
> Didn't work for me either. 
> 
> However, regular visits to the chiropractor have done wonders - and my
> MD is still insisting the only possible fix is surgery, despite the fact
> that my wrists and hands no longer hurt, my grip is back to where it was
> in high school, and I pass the RSI tests with flying colors.
> 
> How regular? Once per week for about six weeks until he (and I) were
> satisfied with my progress, then about once a month or so unless I start
> noticing a problem.

When did you start having problem.  I am 25 and have been using
computers.. pretty much non-stop since about 12 (AKA 17 years).

Every once and a while, at the end of the day, my wrists seam a little sore.

Is this RSI???

Anyway...

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