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Right hand and shoulder get stiff have difficulty moving joints after long stretches at computer. What could cause this?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Typically ergonomics

Most likely an ergonomic problem. You need more frequent breaks, changes in position, and hands-free solutions if possible.
Also consider keyboard and mouse changes. If the pain does not disappear, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable

In brief: Typically ergonomics

Most likely an ergonomic problem. You need more frequent breaks, changes in position, and hands-free solutions if possible.
Also consider keyboard and mouse changes. If the pain does not disappear, the cause needs to be identified. It can be tendon/joint problems (arthritis, tendinitis, etc.) or nerve disease (carpal tunnel syndrome, etc.). Many of these conditions are treatable
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