Ergonomics is the discipline that fits the workplace(like chair, table) and product(like computer, cell phone) to you Ergonomics relates to you in life.
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1 Cell Phone Elbow Cause: Long chats stretch the nerve and choke the blood supply to the ulnar nerve inside your elbow Symptom: Numbness, tingling in the forearm and hand Chronic Problem: Difficulty in writing and typing
2 BlackBerry/Texting Thumb Cause: Long time typing makes thumb repetitive strain injury Symptom: Sore and numbness in the base of the thumb Chronic Problem: Chronic pain in tendon region of thumb, some cases need operation
3 iPhone/iPod Ear Cause: iPhone/iPod can put out sound around 120 decibels, which is past people’s pain threshold Symptom: Hearing loss, headache, internal ringing Chronic Problem: Hearing impairment, ear damage is cumulative and hearing loss is permanent
3 Ergonomics Tips for Cell Phone Users Spend less time on the phone, alternating hand every 10 minutes and use Hands-Free headset if possible Decrease repetitive typing on cell phone– use shortcut, abbreviation and physical keyboard Follow 60/60 Rule—listen to music via Headset at less than 60% Max Volume for less than 60 minutes per day
Helpful Stretches Exercises 1 Back and Shoulder Exercises 2 Hand Exercises