Physical Activity

February 1st, 2013

The use of hands in the development of such everyday activities as work, study or do which household lives may directly affect our daily lives, because these by keeping in constant activity can develop some very painful and bothersome ailments that sometimes can cause inability to either temporary or lifetime. Occupational diseases of the hands are specifically due to this part of the body performed around 38,000 movements per day, especially on people engaged in computers and machines manual operamiento. The most common occupational diseases in the hands are some as: carpal tunnel: this disease is caused by excess of hand movements caused by the use of the keyboard, although nowadays there are other causes such as the constant use of interactive games; This occurs when the median nerve is trapped inside the carpal tunnel due to thickening of the tendons, making sure the nerve is pressed provided a somewhat annoying pain, but that over time it can become very limiting articularly. Arthritis: this is given by the joint inflammation manual due to the large number of movements performed by a joint, however it is good to mention that an important means for this appears is the temperature, because if it is something high this problem can take shape more quickly. Osteoarthritis: this disease appears when a great manual cartilage wear exists which makes shock absorber between the bones, leading to be somewhat painful because the shock of the bones can result very painful especially in the execution of any repetitive motion.

This condition occurs mainly persons of advanced age, however today according to studies it is very common that a large number of people in their 20s and 30s suffer, due to the constant use of elements such as the keyboard. All these sufferings have certain characteristics, however during its development presented some very common symptoms that can facilitate detection timely thereof; These symptoms may include: pain in the joints. Alteration in the mobility of the hands. Repetitive cramps. Pain in the hands when it is cold.

Plucked at the tip of your fingers. among others. Although there are various symptoms, those already mentioned are the most common in the three above mentioned ailments. A very important point to touch on occupational diseases of the hands are its prevention, because this can actually be somewhat difficult, because all the exercises that are performed are based on a manual effort so it can influence further into the problem, therefore recommend not repetitive exercises with elastic bands, in order to strengthen the tendons and thus decrease the occurrence of such evils. It is proper to mention the treatment of such diseases is not aiming to eliminate previously these evils that is made with the purpose of diminishing the pain that they cause.

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