Both at work and during our leisure time, our hours are increasingly spent typing away on our keyboards—which only ups the odds of getting carpal tunnel syndrome and other desk-related injuries. Here are some exercises to reduce the risk.
Woman's Day's video series has turned its attention to fighting the stress and tension that comes with sitting behind a desk for eight hours a day, five days a week. The above video explains some quick hand muscle exercises designed to reduce the symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome, while a second video offers some 20-30 second exercises for stretching your back and chest muscles.
For a few more ways to ward off carpal tunnel, check out how percussionist David Kuckhermann fends off his own carpal tunnel problems.
Video Series: Exercises at Your Desk [Woman's Day]