The Carpal Tunnel Conundrum

Atkinson, William
September 2002
Workforce;Sep2002, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p17
Focuses on the incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) among workers in the U.S. Reported cases of the disease according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics; Medical facts about CTS; Importance of educating employees about keeping a healthy lifestyle and exercise to prevent CTS.


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