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Monday March 21, 2005 2:27 pm

Text Messaging Can Hurt You

Posted by Andru Edwards - Categories: Cell Phones, Handhelds

Text Messaging InjuriesNot only can text messaging be painful for your pocketbook, but an Australian doctor is saying that it can hurt your physically as well. It seems that those who use text messaging extensively are prone to those repeat motion injuries that flare up your tendons. One 13 year old girl had the first case of texting tendonitis, as the doctor called it, as a reult to too much one-thumbed messaging. As a result, a tendon in her right forearm swelled by two centimeters.

(Thanks Fresh!)

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