Kids & Computers

Children are at risk for developing repetitive injuries. Here are some special considerations to keep in mind.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Teen-Agers star
Teenagers spend many hours using technology - texting, interacting on myspace or facebook, emailing, playing video games or guitar hero, or performing school work. Symptoms of repetitive strain injuries are being seen much younger. Here are a few tips to help teenagers & young adults stay pain-free:

Kids & Backpacks - Ergonomics & Proper Use star
Over the next month or so, our kids will be heading back to school. The use of improperly used backpacks may be contributing to pain and fatigue in school aged children & increasing their risk for spinal injury and back pain. Here are a few ergonomic tips that will keep our children pain-free.

Kids & Computers - Children at Risk for RSIs star
As technology use becomes more universal across all age groups,young adults and children are now at risk of developing repetitive strain injuries. It is important to be aware of the risk factors to help keep the next generation pain-free.

Kids & Computers - Ergonomic Guidelines star
Part 2 of a 2 part series, this article explores ergonomic guidelines to follow that will help prevent RSI pain in the next generation.

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in Kids star
A majority of children are now using desk computers, hand-held electronics such as smart phones & PDAs, and gaming controls on a daily basis. The American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT) Media News Bureau offers the following tips and health guidelines for kids and video gamers of all ages:

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