Top Ten ergonomics Articles

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Here are the top ten articles for the Ergonomics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome - Carpal Tunnel's Counterpart
Lurking in the shadow of carpal tunnel´s fame is its counterpart, cubital tunnel syndrome. Cubital tunnel is the second most commonly occurring nerve compression of the upper extremity. There are simple modifications that can help relieve the symptoms of this frequently repetitive strain injury.

2. PC & Video Gaming - Ergonomic Tips
Gamers are at increased risk of developing RSIs. Playing positions may be awkward and unhealthy. The practice of playing is repetitive and promotes muscular tension. And pain signals may be ignored. Here are some ergonomic tips for remaining pain-free when playing your games.

3. Monitor Position & Ergonomic Tips
The position of the monitor can have an impact on your comfort while working on a computer. If you are experiencing neck, shoulder or back pain, or if you have eye strain or tension headaches, the following tips may help relieve computer-related discomfort.

4. Neutral Position - Fingers, Wrist & Forearm
In ergonomics, you will frequently hear the term “neutral positioning”. Let’s clarify what those terms mean. This is part 1 of a 2 part series discussing the fingers, wrist and forearm. Part 2 will discuss the elbows, shoulder and neck.

5. Top 10 Ergonomic Picks
My top 10 choices to improve ergonomic health and help you avoid carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis and other computer-related hand and arm pain.

6. DeQuervain's Tenosynovitis-Thumb and Wrist Pain
DeQuervain's Syndrome is a painful and limiting condition of the thumb tendons - and it can make you feel helpless. Almost everything we do except walk uses our thumbs, from buttoning a shirt to riding a bike, to opening a door.

7. PDA & Smartphone Ergonomics
Ergonomic and safety tips to keep you healthy and pain-free when using your PDA or Smartphone.

8. DeQuervain's - Repetitive Strain Thumb Pain
Mouse use, keyboard activity, use of PDAs and cell-phone texting can all be causes of thumb pain. Here is a description of DeQuervain´´s Tenosynovitis and suggestions for preventing this common cause of thumb pain.

9. The Shoulder & Repetitive Strain Injuries
Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) from computer or desk work can cause headaches, eyestrain, and pain through the neck, shoulders, arms and back. �The Shoulder� is part of a series taking a closer look at the mechanism of injury and specific injury prevention techniques for particular pain area

10. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
What exactly is carpal tunnel syndrome? This article goes back to the basics and describes anatomy, cause of injury, occupational risk factors, ergonomic prevention tips.



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