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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
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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