SELF-CARE FOR COMPUTER USERS
What does the Alexander Technique have to do with using a computer?
When they finish, they may often have aches in their back, neck, arms or wrists and have no idea why (or think it's unavoidable).
The Alexander Technique teaches people to:
thus preventing the injuries that repetitive motions of typing can otherwise cause.
It can also provide support and greater comfort for those who wish to return to work after a rest period.
If you experience ...
You can learn to
by studying the Alexander Technique
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
There are specific medical avenues to address carpal tunnel; however, they do not always take into account the role of habitual movement patterns.
So, as a person with a diagnosis follows a doctor's advice, they often find it helpful to also build an awareness of the impact of habitual tension and misuse, and more importantly, how to replace these patterns with healthy work habits. (And to take plenty of breaks!)