Electronic Device Overuse May Lead To Increased Risk For Injury

The New York Times Share to FacebookShare to Twitter (9/11, BU8, Korki, Subscription Publication) reported, “As people harness their bodies to use more electronic devices in more places, they may unknowingly be putting themselves at a greater risk of injury.” Too much laptop, smartphone, and tablet computer use in and out of the office may leave people “at greater risk of eye strain, tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome.” What’s more, “repetitive actions that lead to overuse of muscles and tendons can inflame them, causing pain in the hands, shoulders, neck and back.” The article advised readers to take a frequent break from their electronic devices to rest their minds and bodies.

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