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Steps to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Easy office activities to prevent carpal tunnel syndome

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Updated September 11, 2009

Position yourself properly at your computer. Your screen should be 2 feet away from you and the top of your document should be at eye level.

Set up your keyboard so that it is flat or slightly elevated. Do not have your keyboard slanted downward.

Keep your wrists straight and elbows in a 90 degree angle while typing.

Rest your wrists when you are not typing.

Take frequent short breaks rather than one long break.

Stretch your wrists before work, during breaks, and after work.

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