Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Name: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Learn to Identify Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms

-- People who fear that they may be suffering from carpal tunnel should pay attention to the carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms, such as numbness or pain, stiffness in the fingers and aching. ... [Published Scoop Asia - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Generational aches and pains

There are certain aches and pains we get when we age and some are more common than others.Common aches and pains for young people in their 30sThe most common would probably be a headache. We begin to realize these types of aches in our 30’s. The stress ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

'Simple' surgery more than I bargained for

Ever tried to wash your hair with one hand?For that matter, have you tried to wash just one hand?I hadn't until about five weeks ago, after simple surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome.The orthopedist and I tried to prevent the surgery for a year of other ... [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Repetitive Injuries And Workers’ Compensation

A person does not have to have an accident or suffer some trauma in order to sustain an injury. There is a large group of medical conditions, known as repetitive injuries, which are the result of the wear and tear on the body caused by repetitive motion ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

9 Ways To Turn Your Desk Into The Ideal Workspace

“Your workstation should fit you like a tailored shirt,” says University of California ergonomist David Rempel. “If I come to your workstation and you’re six inches taller than me, it shouldn’t fit me.”If your workstation doesn’t fit you, you’re in trouble. ... [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Using Service Vehicles as Employee Recruiting & Retention Tools

Traditionally, executive and sales vehicles have been used by corporations as an employee recruitment and retention tool. Could service vehicles be used the same way? For example, could the type of service vehicles you have in operation also be used to ... [Published Business Fleet Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

High Incidence of Disorders, Injuries Found in Poultry Plant Workers

News 14 April 2014US - The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has issued the final report from its Health Hazard Evaluation at a South Carolina poultry processing plant. The plant had requested the Health Hazard Evaluation of ... [Published The Meat Site - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Obama agencies clash over poultry rules

Two heavyweight departments in the Obama administration are squabbling over controversial changes to the nation's poultry inspection procedures.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been pushing new poultry inspection standards that would help ... [Published The Hill - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spire Releases the Archer II Ergonomic Mouse

by MIG-31  | Sat 12 April 2014, 13:19 |  DiscussDid you know that one in six workers are suffering from some form of RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) or Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, mostly related to intensive use of a traditional computer mouse? As part of ... [Published Hardware Heaven - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Spire Unleashes Archer II Mouse with Uncanny, Arched Shape

Using any sort of tool can cause strain on your joints after a while, and keyboards and mice are among the type that end up used for the most extended time periods. Spire decided to try and do something about that.So when it made its newest mouse, it ... [Published Softpedia - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

MELT Method INTRO to Hand and Foot Treatment

Erase pain and tension in your hands, feet, neck and lower back broughton by everyday stress, overuse and age. This simple self-treatment canmake your whole body feel better and provide relief from neck and lowerback pain, arthritis, bunions, plantar ... [Published Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Musculoskeletal disorders high in US poultry plant...

A health-hazard evaluation of a South Carolina poultry processing plant conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reveals “an alarming prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome” among workers.NIOSH researchers, who visited ... [Published WorldPoultry.net - Apr 11 2014]

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...to the court that you wish this gentleman had his health and body in the same condition he had them before you met that morning," Hellmer said. "You will have to live with it for the rest of your life."
Start losing weight and exercising. “Being active is essential. "At this age, a stationary lifestyle is more risky than the risk of a physical injury" Cooney says. Choose an exercise program that includes weight training for muscles and bones and aerobic activity for heart health .”
"Their minds are totally in the task at hand, and they don't think about their body until it starts to hurt," says Rempel. " They'll ignore the pain in their body and work through that in order to finish the task. Then, two months later, their arm is in agony, and they can't use the mouse. Their shoulder hurts. They have to take time off, and if they don't and they keep working, they could end up with a permanent injury. That's a common story."
...The raising of fingers in preparation to click is said to be "one of the biggest pain triggers when using a traditional mouse" so it's great if it can be eliminated

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Don’t be fooled by the safety talk [The Pump Ha... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 11 hours ago]
Salinan receives probation [Published Salina Journal - 23 hours ago]
Learn to Identify Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms [Published Scoop Asia - 23 hours ago]
Generational aches and pains [Published Examiner.com - Apr 15 2014]
'Simple' surgery more than I bargained for [Published Erie Times-News - Apr 15 2014]
Health: Know the signs of thyroid disorders [Published New Zealand Woman's Weekly - Apr 15 2014]
Repetitive Injuries And Workers’ Compensation [Published JD Supra - Apr 14 2014]
9 Ways To Turn Your Desk Into The Ideal Workspace [Published Business Insider Australia - Apr 14 2014]
North Brunswick PRP Doctor Provides New Jersey ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 14 2014]
Using Service Vehicles as Employee Recruiting ... [Published Business Fleet Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
9 Ways To Turn Your Desk Into The Ideal Workspace [Published Business Insider - Apr 14 2014]
Archer II ergonomic mouse launched by Spire [Published Hexus - Apr 14 2014]
Top Las Vegas Pain Management Clinic, Nevada Pa... [Published BioPortfolio - Apr 14 2014]
High Incidence of Disorders, Injuries Found in ... [Published The Meat Site - Apr 14 2014]
Obama agencies clash over poultry rules [Published The Hill - Apr 12 2014]
Spire Releases the Archer II Ergonomic Mouse [Published Hardware Heaven - Apr 12 2014]
Spire Unleashes Archer II Mouse with Uncanny, A... [Published Softpedia - Apr 12 2014]
Man's lost wages 'too hard' for ACC [Published Wairarapa Times-Age - Apr 12 2014]
MELT Method INTRO to Hand and Foot Treatment [Published Rochester-Rochester Hills Patch - Apr 11 2014]
Ceramic Abrasives Offer Improved Productivity a... [Published Fabricating and Metalworking - Apr 11 2014]
Diamond in the Rough [Published Gnom.es - Apr 11 2014]
Musculoskeletal disorders high in US poultry pl... [Published WorldPoultry.net - Apr 11 2014]
Are our modern lives too automated? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
"Novel Activin Receptor and Uses Thereof" in Pa... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 10 2014]
The war on unions is on  it's time to fight back [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Car Accidents, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Tampa [Published Free Press Release - Apr 09 2014]
NIOSH Study Reveals High Percentage of Musculos... [Published EHS Today - Apr 09 2014]
New Government Study Confirms Dangers of Workin... [Published UFCW - Apr 09 2014]
CSU student, bookstore employee overcomes obsta... [Published Individual.com - Apr 09 2014]
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Don’t be fooled by the safety talk [The Pump Ha... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 11 hours ago]
I often find myself trying to reconcile a company’s description of its safety program with what I hear from workers. One worker I met summed it up this way: “Yeah, we have safety talks, but a talk is where it ends. It’s all talk, not real action on ...
Watch Jon Stewart’s Epic Rant Against SCOTUS’s ... [Published Wonkette - Apr 04 2014]
Jon Stewart is pretty good at distilling the absurdity of certain political events into a just few words. Granted, a lot of them need to be bleeped, but with this week’s Supreme Court decision tossing out aggregate limits on campaign donations, ...
[tt] [GRG] NewAbs: Risk Associated with hGH Inj... [Published TranshumanTech - Mar 28 2014]
To Members and Friends of the Los Angeles Research Group:         hGH/IGF-1 therapy is a double-edge sword in old age.  Don't forget that mGH is notthe same as hGH, so experiments with mice have to looked at carefully... -- Steve Coles "Scientists ...
Inter-American Human Rights Commission hears fr... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Mar 27 2014]
Our regular readers are well aware of the hazards faced by workers in the US poultry industry (as well as related industries processing other meats), and of the USDA’s misguided poultry-inspection proposal that would allow for increased line speeds ...
Quit Texting All the Time Because You Might Get... [Published TIME.com - Mar 26 2014]
A 34-year-old woman in Granada complaining of sore wrists was diagnosed with “WhatsAppitis” — named for the popular instant messaging service WhatsApp — after the doctor ruled out carpal tunnel syndrome and nerve damage, the Guardian reports . The ...
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