Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Subject: Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
From: "Christian, Cathy" <Cathy -dot- Christian -at- PSS -dot- BOEING -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 1997 07:42:26 -0700

There's a software program called ErgoBreak, which interrupts your work
every 55 minutes and uses Apple Time movies to lead you through 5
minutes of exercises that relieve strain throughout the body. One
session it may be for your shoulders, another time it may be for your
wrists, etc. I've been using it for three weeks, and being reminded to
take that break and do those exercises certainly has helped. You can set
various preferences, including the break to more or less than 55
minutes. I'm not sure where the company is, but if anyone is interested,
I can find out. Just e-mail me directly.
Cathy Christian
Technical Writer
237-6205 6C-FC
mailto:cathy -dot- christian -at- -dot- boeing -dot- com
You don't need to fear the darkness; all you do is light a candle.

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> From: Bonnie Granat[SMTP:bgranat -at- LYNX -dot- DAC -dot- NEU -dot- EDU]
> Sent: Sunday, August 17, 1997 12:33 PM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
>
> Thanks to all of you who've made such good
> recommendations about carpal tunnel, etc.
> I have truly tiny hands and am going to look into
> alternatives to this mouse. So many good
> suggestions! Thanks again to you all. (Oh BTW,
> I'm typing again with both hands, wearing the
> brace -- I just love this brace!). Moved the
> mouse back over to the right side but kept the
> settings for the left side, so I don't often use
> the index finger, which I think is the true
> source of the difficulty. No pain so far...
>
> Y'all are great, that's all there is to it!
>
> Bonnie Granat
> e-mail: bgranat -at- lynx -dot- dac -dot- neu -dot- edu
> home page: http://lynx.neu.edu/home/httpd/b/bgranat/
>
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