Exercises and Postures to avoid Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

We have talked about the diseases and disorders caused due to prolonged usage of computers and laptops, we also talked about some exercises which might be helpful in avoiding such disorders, and a software which can help you by reminding and suggesting some exercise during your working hours.

Here are some posture advices to be followed especially to avoid the Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) –

Elbow Position during mouse usage to avoid CTS

Elbow Position during mouse usage to avoid CTS

Rest your palm on mouse

Rest your palm on mouse

How to use the Keyboard to avoid CTS

How to use the Keyboard to avoid CTS

Here are some stretching exercises for your hand, to stay away from CTS –

Stretch towards back and hold for 5 seconds

Stretch as shown, 5 seconds in the same position

Lie down on abdomen apply pressure on palm as if trying to get up

Incline the palm sideways as much as you can for 5 seconds again

So, go ahead and practice these postures, and the stretching as well. Depending upon the frequency you can repeat each exercise for 5-10 times.

In case you have an issue of backache you can try these backache exercises, it worked for me.

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