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Avoid injury - take a break from the computer


Reduce fatigue, repetitive strain injuries, myopia, and other computer use conditions by having your computer remind you to take a break.

Set the alarm on your computer to remind you to take a break and stretch, put your feet up, pick up the kids at school, turn off food cooking on the stove. etc.

If you tend to ignore the alarm reminders and end up with sore wrists, neck or low back, consider installing repetitive stress injury (RSI) software that locks your computer for a few minutes every hour and forces you to take a break. You will find this software

Workrave is free software  that periodically locks the screen while an animated character, “Miss Workrave”, walks the user through various stretching exercises and urges them get up from the computer take a  break. www.workrave.org

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