Hand-held Electronics Allegedly Cause Spike In Carpal Tunnel Syndrome : News Photo

Hand-held Electronics Allegedly Cause Spike In Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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NEW YORK - APRIL 27: A man types on his Blackberry hand-held device April 27, 2005 in New York City. According to the American Society of Hand Therapists, hand held electronic devices, which have become increasingly popular in the U.S., are causing an increasing number of carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis cases. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK - APRIL 27: A man types on his Blackberry hand-held device April 27, 2005 in New York City. According to the American Society of Hand Therapists, hand held electronic devices, which have become increasingly popular in the U.S., are causing an increasing number of carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis cases. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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