TITLE

Thumbs up and down

AUTHOR(S)
Walkinshaw, Erin
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/9/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 11, pE711
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the adverse affect of overreliance on small handheld devices on the health of young generation addicted of electronics and mobiles. A physiotherapist mentions that osteoarthritis and other potentially chronic joint conditions including BlackBerry thumb strain injury are common problems among youths. A study reveals that excessive use of hand-held devices causes pain beyond the thumb alone.
ACCESSION #
67136819

 

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