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RSI danger from excessive texting

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Lounge' started by temi, Jun 12, 2006.

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    Too much texting could lead to RSI warn experts
    Experts have warned of the dangers of overuse of mobile phones and game consoles in children after a young girl developed repetitive strain injury.
    Isabelle Taylor, aged eight from St Anne's, Lancashire noticed pain in her fingers and wrists after sending up to 30 text messages a day.

    RSI is normally associated with office workers who spend hours hunched over a computer keyboard.

    But the condition is becoming common in children addicted to technology.

    full story: news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/5063364.stm

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