From its broad capacity to store different data and information to its ability to perform or support almost all human tasks, it is evident that people nowadays are fully dependent on the efficiency of computers. Businesses, especially large companies and corporations, store vast amount of facts and figures to the extent that jobs for just encoding these data have been opened for people who have good typing skills. These employees, including the other typical white-collar workers in companies, spend most of their working hours facing their desktops records.
If you’re one of them, you had probably experienced at some point in your working life an excruciating pain on your wrist due to the tons of encoding work waiting at your desk at work and even in your home. Did you know that this might lead to a very serious condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome?
It is estimated that each year, more than 250,000 carpal tunnel surgeries are performed in the U.S. alone, and 47% of these are work-related. So if you’ve been feeling a little tingling sensation, a sudden numbness, or a sharp shooting pain on your wrists lately, keep your worries away. There are some simple wrist pain exercises for mouse/keyboard users that you can do even though you are facing a ton of typing or encoding work on a daily basis. [Continue reading]