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Can extensive exposure to computers lead to orthopedic disorder?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Im seeing a higher incidnence in both carpal tunnel syndrome and dequervains tendonitis along with trigger fingers in the younger populatiion i believe its due to increased use of texting especially with use of the blackberry i had a 16 year old girl who we were able to alleviate her cts symptoms with activity modification and therapy.

In brief: Yes

Im seeing a higher incidnence in both carpal tunnel syndrome and dequervains tendonitis along with trigger fingers in the younger populatiion i believe its due to increased use of texting especially with use of the blackberry i had a 16 year old girl who we were able to alleviate her cts symptoms with activity modification and therapy.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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Dr. Robert German
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Computer injury

The most common orthopedic injuries associated with computer work or data entry are carpal tunnel syndrome or wrist/hand tendinitis.
This is from prolonged positioning of the hand and wrist while using a keyboard and/or computer mouse.

In brief: Computer injury

The most common orthopedic injuries associated with computer work or data entry are carpal tunnel syndrome or wrist/hand tendinitis.
This is from prolonged positioning of the hand and wrist while using a keyboard and/or computer mouse.
Dr. Robert German
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