Remember when carpal tunnel syndrome was looking to be the big bad wolf that would blow down the IT industry with a gust of wrist injuries?
While some people have certainly and unfortunately been afflicted with it, it has not become the epidemic that so many predicted.
An Associated Press article on Sunday looks into what happened with the repetitive stress injury washout:
With the personal-computing boom of the 1990s came thousands of repetitive stress injuries or repetitive strain injuries. RSI became the hip medical acronym of the keyboard era, with subset carpal tunnel syndrome the diagnosis of the day.… Read more