Stories written by Alejandro Badia

Computers and Hands: Dispelling Common Myths

Have you heard that computer use causes carpal tunnel syndrome? There is a near universal belief that technology gadgetry can cause all sorts of hand problems. Both the lay public and most healthcare providers believe such entities as “blackberry thumb” and “repetitive strain injury” actually exist and that common hand problems such as flexor tendonitis […]

Computers and your hands: Dispelling common myths

Have you heard that computer use causes carpal tunnel syndrome? In fact, there’s a near universal belief that technology gadgets can cause all sorts of hand problems. Both the lay public and most healthcare providers believe that entities such as “blackberry thumb” and “repetitive strain injury” truly exist, and that common hand problems (such as […]