Being a computer user and performing the same tasks, same arm movements routinely can land you in the condition of chronic arm pain. This can be a very frustrating condition and can ruin your entire day as you would not be able to input your best in the projects or in the everyday tasks. Instead of quitting from work if certain measures are followed at workplace then you will not only be relaxed but also reduce the stress and strain that is being felt.
Check for the Symptoms!
- Firstly, check for the symptoms as they would confirm you about chronic arm pain:
- It is difficult for you to use your arm normally
- You have the sensations of numbness, tingling or uneasiness in your arm
- Arm pain is severe and the movement becomes limited
Here is What You can Do at Work!
Try your best in organizing your work schedule in a manner that there is little or no stress you have to experience. In order to avail this easiness include your work schedule the following instructions:
Take at least thirty minutes break daily from your work schedule. This will give your arms rest and refresh your mind a bit. A break from constant focus on the screen will relax yourself greatly and the moment you will return back to your desk you will feel completely refreshed.
For the people who have to spend most time in typing keyboard shortcuts would be a very amazing thing. This will not only save your time but will also require less effort thus decreasing the chances of being struck by arm pain.
Changing Your Mouse!
Probably it is the mouse that is causing chronic pain in your arm. Try changing your mouse or replacing your mouse with an ergonomic one that is designed to lessen the stress on your arm.
Make sure that your work area is arranged ergonomically such as the monitor is at a perfect height, the mouse and the keyboard are at good length with the arms.
If you or any of your loved one is suffering from some any arm pain or abdominal pain any other body pain, get a professional advice from Dr. Zaki Anwar by placing an appointment at (815) 464-7212). He is an expert anesthesiologist and certified Pain Management Specialist who has been practicing pain relief techniques for the past several years with effective results.