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Home computer injuries are rife by Niell A. Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 12 Jun 2009 4:29pm Posted by Neill Abayon Over 78,000 patients were treated for such injuries in US hospitals between 1994 and 2006, and 93% of the trips, bumps and falls occurred in the home. Over the 13-year study period the injury rate increased by 732%, which is more than double the increase in household computer ownership. The findings appear in the ... Read on »
Common Computer-Related Elbow Injuries and Pain Conditions by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Jan 2009 7:23pm Common Computer-Related Elbow Injuries & Conditions Lateral Epicondylitis/ Tendonitis: Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is actually a tendonitis condition. It is an extremely common injury with computer users however it originally got its name because it is a frequent tennis injury, appearing in a large proportion of tennis players. Later ... Read on »
Nerve Compression Injuries From Computer Use by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:56pm Article: Nerve Compression Injuries from Computer Use (published ADVANCE for Rehabilitation Directors March 2009) Computers have saturated the American workplace. Approximately seven out of 10 United States workers use a computer every day for their jobs. That estimate doesn’t even include the number of people who use computers for recreat ... Read on »
Nerve Compression Injuries from Computer Use by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Apr 2009 12:48pm Computers have saturated the American workplace. Approximately seven out of 10 United States workers use a computer every day for their jobs. That estimate doesn’t even include the number of people who use computers for recreation, personal matters and social networking. In the end, most people spend a significant part of the day typing and using ... Read on »
Common Computer-Related Shoulder Injuries and Pain Conditions by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Tue 13 Jan 2009 7:24pm Common Computer-Related Shoulder Injuries & Conditions Impingement Syndrome / Rotator Cuff Tendonitis: Impingement Syndrome or Rotator Cuff Tendonitis is caused when the tendon(s) of the rotator cuff (see Shoulder Anatomy ) get pinched or compresses and become irritated and inflammed as they pass through a narrow bony space called the Suba ... Read on »
Computer Ergonomics Problems & Computer Accessories Article by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:56pm Computer Ergonomics Problems and Computer Accessories Article This article was just published in ADVANCE magazine for Physical Therapists, as a two part series, I have posted a modifed version of the full 2 part series, as it is long...). Computer-Related Ergonomic Problems are Onmipresent! Computer-Related Ergonomic problems can be ... Read on »
Computer Ergonomics: FREE Guide by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 12:05am Computer Ergonomics is my passion! I possess a degree in the field of Physical Therapy, Masters in Public Health degree, several certifications in the field of ergonomics and years experience in ergonomics. I have evaluated thousands of computer workstations and seen thousands of individuals working in poor postures and in bizarre amounts of hurti ... Read on »
Computer Ergonomics Problems & Computer Accessories by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Sat 24 Jan 2009 10:44am Computer Ergonomics Problems and Computer Accessories Article This article was just published in ADVANCE magazine for Physical Therapists, as a two part series, I have posted a modifed version of the full 2 part series, as it is long...). Computer-Related Ergonomic Problems are Onmipresent! Computer-Related Ergonomic problems can be cau ... Read on »
5 Simple Tips to Prevent Computer Related Elbow Pain by Nicole M. Physical TherapistHealth Maven Posted Fri 22 May 2009 11:56pm Common Computer-Related Elbow Injuries & Conditions Lateral Epicondylitis/ Tendonitis: Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is actually a tendonitis condition. It is an extremely common injury with computer users however it originally got its name because it is a frequent tennis injury, appearing in a large proportion of tennis players. ... Read on »
New York Carpal Tunnel Lawsuit Attorney New York City Cubital Tunnel Injury Lawyer NY Court Typing Butcher Accident Back by Helge V. K. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:27pm New York Carpal Tunnel Lawsuit Attorney New York City Cubital Tunnel Injury Lawyer NY Court Typing Butcher Accident Back: "Any injury caused by repeating the same motion a high number of times is a repetitive stress injury. Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis are not only common problems in office environments, but also are experienced b ... Read on »