Tagged With carpal tunnel


Gamers have a tendency to take things to the extreme, their bodies included. So with that in mind, it's probably a good time to remind you how serious carpal tunnel is, and how easily it can be avoided.


As gamers get older, problems associated with the act of gaming -- poor posture, failing eyesight and so forth -- will crop up. Perhaps the most frequent is wrist injuries, specifically through the form of carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive strain injury (RSI).

Orthopedic surgeon Dr Levi Harrison, who is also a bit of an esports enthusiast, recently fielded a string of questions about gaming and how to stave off the physical issues staving off the problems that could arise. And some of his most interesting observations centred on mouse sensitivity.