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January 21, 2005
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More than 28 million Americans use computers each day, and many risk coming down with carpal tunnel syndrome, according to OSHA. Carpal tunnel is the number one disability reported by insurance companies today.

Repetitive musculoskeletal injuries have become the nation's leading workplace health cost. RSI now represents 62 percent of all North American workers' comp claims and results in nearly $15-20 billion in lost work time and comp claims each year, reports OSHA.

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