Carpal tunnel and keyboard use

Everybody knows that investing too much time dealing with a computer keyboard and with a mouse can trigger hand discomfort and tingling– more commonly referred to as carpal passage syndrome.

Or can it? Some analysts suggest the connection in between CTS and computer keyboard use might be a myth.

According to specialists, including the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, little scientific evidence recommends computer system keyboard use is a risk aspect for developing CTS. Although various other kinds of hand strain can arise from overuse of a keyboard or mouse, CTS most likely is not associated with these actions.

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