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How do you use the touchscreen on your mobile devices? 

What do you use your mobile devices for? 

Do you use each device in a similar fashion? 

How many hours per day are you on your mobile devices? 

Considering these questions can help you determine if you are at risk for overuse injuries related to mobile device use.  

Read more: Is 'Candy Crush Thumb' Really Becoming a Thing?

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Perceptions of WMSDs in High Risk Industries

Workers in high-risk industries tend to have inaccurate perceptions of their risks for work related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs).

Even though WMSDs are associated with cumulative trauma, a recent study found that 80% of these workers felt that their injury happened suddenly.

Read more: Perceptions of WMSDs in High Risk Industries

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