Posts tagged Ergonomics
I'm Not a Robot: How to Design for Humans

If you’ve ever worked in an office, you’ve probably heard of and possibly experienced RSI. As the name suggests, it’s generally caused by performing repetitive tasks or maintaining an unnatural posture for a prolonged period, resulting in anything from mild discomfort to severe pain, throbbing and cramps. One form of RSI that is particularly damaging is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; caused when nerves in the wrist become compressed due to frequent bending.

RSI can be quite serious and can even result in chronic injury if left untreated. But the good news is that it can be prevented through good design.

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