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Will everyone get carpal tunnel syndrome from typing every day, or are some people immune to it?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

No: A landmark study confirmed that there is no link between data entry typing work and carpal tunnel syndrome. Those that get it, are going to get it regardless of activity choice.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Dr. Mark Einbecker answered

Specializes in Hand Surgery

No: They have shown that typing does not cause cts. Weight, age and sex are all more likely to be factors assuming there are no other disease processes.

Answered 11/7/2014

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