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Using a computer can make your wrists tingly, your thumbs numb, your neck stiff, your back hurt, your muscles tighten up, your legs cramp, and your shoulders throb. You may experience soreness, burning, or sharp stabs of shooting pain. You might sometimes feel too weak to do normal, everyday things. But there are ways to avoid getting a repetitive-strain injury. Simple posture, work habits, exercises, and specialized devices and software programs can prevent or relieve these aches and pains, which can be dangerous to your health and to your ability to continue using a computer. This book explains: - How to set up a work area that's ergonomically correct - The importance of doing warm-ups before typing and taking regular breaks - Effective ways to relieve the pain of a repetitive-strain injury - Exercises to strengthen muscles and tendons so they're less susceptible to injury - What to do if those things don't work. By following the steps in this book, you can type without pain.