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Computer injuries


With computer use rising dramatically over the past 15 years -- so have cases of back pain, eye strain and carpal tunnel.

Now a new study shows more serious injuries due to computers are skyrocketing.

In fact, the number of computer related injuries increased a whopping 732-percent from 1994 to 2006!

Most injuries are from tripping over computer wires or equipment and head trauma from falling monitors.

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