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Sami 04-29-2006 12:57 AM

Forearm Support May Cut Computer Injuries
 
An "ergonomic board" that provides forearm support may relieve upper body pain and disorders that can develop from spending extended hours on a computer, a new study suggests.

The device, a board that attaches to a desk and supports the forearm, lowered the risk of developing shoulder and neck problems by nearly half and significantly reduced neck, shoulder and right arm pain associated with computer work.

"Computer-related injuries mainly occur in the neck and shoulder region. The elbow and wrist are the second most common area,"

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