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  1. Ergonomics is the discipline that fits the workplace(like chair, table) and product(like computer, cell phone) to you • Ergonomics relates to you in life and work everyday

  2. 1.8millionU.S. workers experience Musculoskeletal Disorders(back, shoulder, elbow, wrist pain) each year • #1 Injury Risk Factors are Static Posture and Repetition Motion

  3. 3 Ways Cell Phone Can Hurt

  4. 1 Cell Phone Elbow • Cause: Long chats stretch the nerve and choke the blood supply to the ulnar nerve inside your elbow • Symptom: Numbness, tingling in the forearm and hand • Chronic Problem:Difficulty in writing and typing

  5. 2BlackBerry/Texting Thumb • Cause: Long time typing makes thumb repetitive strain injury • Symptom: Sore and numbness in the base of the thumb • Chronic Problem: Chronicpain in tendon region of thumb, some cases need operation

  6. 3 iPhone/iPod Ear • Cause: iPhone/iPod can put out sound around 120 decibels, which is past people’s pain threshold • Symptom: Hearing loss, headache, internal ringing • Chronic Problem: Hearingimpairment,ear damage is cumulative and hearing loss is permanent

  7. 3 Ergonomics Tips for Cell Phone Users • Spend less time on the phone, alternating hand every 10 minutes and use Hands-Freeheadset if possible • Decreaserepetitive typing on cell phone– use shortcut, abbreviation and physical keyboard • Follow60/60 Rule—listen to music via Headset at less than 60% Max Volume for less than 60 minutes per day

  8. Helpful Stretches Exercises • 1 Back and Shoulder Exercises 2 Hand Exercises

  9. Computer Can Hurt

  10. CTS-Carpal Tunnel Syndrome CTS is the #1 reported medical problem in U.S. 8 millionAmericans are affected 36%of CTS patients need Unlimited medical treatment

  11. Right way to avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  12. Ergonomic Products that can help you

  13. Following 20-20-20 Rule Can Help • Every 20minutes • Take a 20 seconds break • Look 20 feet away and do some Stretches

  14. Helpful Stretches Exercises • 1 Hand Exercises 2 Head and Neck Exercises