Beyond Tech Neck

Women's Health—September 13, 2016

In the October issue of Women's Health, Michelle G. Carlson, MD, a hand and upper extremity surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, provides advice on hand health when using technology, like smartphones.

Dr. Carlson suggests that, "Frequent texting can lead to tendinitis in your thumbs. Grip your phone with both hands so your thumbs and wrists come in from the side at a 45-degree angle ... it'll decrease joint irritation."

To read more, visit WomensHealthMag.com. (This article is only available in print.)

 

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