Computer Assessment for Carpal Tunnel, Leicester

Computer Assessment for Carpal Tunnel, Leicester

Computer Assessment for Carpal Tunnel Leicester

A young graphic designer working for a large international company had developed carpal tunnel syndrome over the 2 years since she started at her current employer. Find out more about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. CA Ergonomics was asked to assess the workstation and provide guidance to improve the workplace.

Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with Computers

The Task Analysis revealed that the amount of mouse work during the task of process imagery was a contributory factor due to both the sitting posture and the awkward wrist postures. Reducing the number of images being processed and using a tablet input device would eliminate the click and drag technique known to cause high forces in the wrist. Avoiding wrist rests which can cause added pressure in the wrist would also help.

COMPUTER ASSESSMENT FOR CARPAL TUNNEL TESTIMONIAL

“Hopefully now I can work without having problems!”

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