Some work injuries are immediately devastating, while others ultimately impair individuals over time. Repetitive stress conditions like carpal tunnel injuries may not seem as immediately debilitating as having one's hand crushed in machinery, but over time the severity of certain carpal tunnel symptoms can lead to many of the same pains and restrictions that a crush injury patient may face.
In an ideal world, workers would always be able to avoid developing carpal tunnel injuries. And there are several tips you can keep in mind to prevent this condition if you have not already become symptomatic. For instance, practicing good posture while working with your feet flat on the ground can help your body support itself in ways that help to prevent carpal tunnel and other repetitive stress injuries.
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