Exercises That Protect Against Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Exercises That Protect Against Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

World percussionist David Kuckhermann has fought problems with tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome in his career. He demonstrates a few hand and wrist stretches and motions that helped him ward off the desk worker’s curse.

BoingBoing guest blogger Richard Metzger testifies that he and his wife have practiced the stretches and, after a few days, they could “really tell the difference.” Judging from the YouTube comments attached to the video, a lot of other folks attached to their mouse and keyboard for most of the day are finding the exercises new and useful. Here’s the clip:

Video podcast – exercises for tendonitis and carpal tunnel [YouTube via Digital Inspiration]


  • You know what would be awesome? If there wasnt a youtube link that was blocked by my work and I could still save my wrists. show me pictures or explain you lazy typists.

  • I’ve been having trouble with tingling/pain in my wrist and arm and after doing this about once an hour for ONE evening I already notice a huge difference. I cant explain how thankful I am, Thank you!

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