Computer Related Pain

Working long hours at a computer can take a toll on your body, causing problems like Repetitive strain injury (RSI). If you use a computer a lot, it’s important to take care of your body before the pain starts. Here are a few tips:

  • Take frequent breaks
  • Stretch and strengthen your arms and legs
  • Alternate between using your keyboard and mouse
  • Use a wrist support and possibly an ergonomic keyboard
  • Learn to sit with good posture

Web MD
RSI Stretches
Yoga Stretches

Proper computer setup:

Computer programs that will remind you to take breaks:
PC – Workrave
PC – RSI Warrior
Mac – AntiRSI
Mac – BreakTime