Health Tip: Symptoms of Computer Strain
-- Frequent computer use -- especially when it involves poor posture or keystroke repetition -- can damage nerves, muscles, tendons or ligaments.
Here are common symptoms of computer-related injury, courtesy of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons:
- Numbness of the fingers.
- Pain or soreness in the lower back, neck, shoulders or wrists.
- Dryness, redness and soreness of the eyes, or blurred vision.
Posted: June 2008