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Too much texting could be a pain in the wrist, some experts say

CNN.com—June 21, 2017

CNN.com reported on frequent texting and if it can potentially cause pain in the hand and wrist.

Aaron Daluiski, MD, hand and upper extremity surgeon at HSS, said "to date, there really is no specific diagnoses that is caused by either keyboard computer use or smartphone use that we know of. So for example, just because you use smartphones doesn't mean you're likely to get carpal tunnel syndrome."

"If it were specifically related to cell phone use or smartphone use, we would expect a surge in seeing a ton of additional patients in our office and doing many more operations per year because of the influx in use of smartphones over the past 10 years or so. We're just not seeing a dramatic uptick in incidence," Dr. Daluiski added.

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