[AI] Typing too much can damage your finger muscles

Syed Imran syed.fame at gmail.com
Wed Jul 25 21:11:38 EDT 2007


My god, even typing affects our health !
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Subramani L" <lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Tuesday, July 24, 2007 10:35 PM
Subject: Re: [AI] Typing too much can damage your finger muscles


> No. The information is right, especially for the blind, as we out and
> out use keyboards. Personally, I experience pain and sometimes my
> fingers shake on their own. This happens mostly during the latter part
> of the week, as the strain of working for four or five continuous days
> takes its toll on the fingers. This is called RSI or Repetitive Stress
> Injury.
>
> Subramani
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Shadab
> Husain
> Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 7:08 AM
> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
> Subject: Re: [AI] Typing too much can damage your finger muscles
>
> I say that don't sit too much in the same position
> your back will ache. Don't eat too much you will have
> bad digestion. Etc. Am I an expert?
>
> A person has to survive and thus he has to work. Many
> a people are there who work day and night and nothing
> happens to them. These experts' claims are mere
> conjectures.
>
> These terrifying people don't have anything
> substantial to do and that is why they give outworn
> suggestions. We don't need any ghost to tell that
> regular working is not good and we should take rest at
> frequent intervals! And this applies to every work.
> That's why I don't care a toss for these so called
> cautious suggestions.
>
> Cheers
>
> Shadab Husain
>
> --- Rakesh Kumar Gupta <rkgd1964 at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
>
>> Typing too much can damage your finger muscles
>> providers/ibnlive
>> 11/3645258133
>> Enlarge Photo
>> By IBNlive.com
>> Wednesday July 18, 11:25 AM
>> New Delhi: Working on a computer for long hours
>> could lead to the weakening
>> of your hand muscles. Do your hands hurt when you
>> write? Blame the long
>> working
>> hours on the computer.
>>
>> Experts say that an increasing use of the keyboard
>> or mobile phone to type
>> the text is making hand muscles less flexible.
>>
>> "While writers can get writer's cramps, with over
>> use of the computer I see
>> more and more people getting arthritis," Dr Naveen
>> Talwar expert Dept of
>> Orthopaedics.
>>
>> So it's not just your handwriting that you need to
>> worry about, with the
>> overuse of the computer and typing, joints can get
>> rough. This can lead to
>> pain
>> and swelling in the joints of the hand - causing
>> arthritis. Disturbing as it
>> may sound, it is avoidable.
>>
>> "The best way is to avoid prolonged usage. So many
>> people are typing while
>> in the car, while at home on laptop, in bed, at
>> work. If this is avoided -
>> then
>> further complications can be prevented," added
>> Talwar.
>>
>> So take occasional breaks from the keyboard, give
>> yourself a wrist rest and
>> exercise your wrists and fingers as much as you can.
>> _____________
>> Have a nice time!
>> Regards,
>> Rakesh Kumar Gupta
>> skype ID: rkgd1964
>> Cell: 9968295921
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