Texting Thumbs: A New Medical Condition?
I still remember when I wrote about Nintendo Wii-itis, an arthritis caused by the Wii controller. And now here is “texting thumb”:
The ubiquitous use of smartphones has given rise to ailments with catchy names like “iPhoneitis,” “BlackBerry Thumb” and “Droid-digits,” otherwise known as tendonitis.
If you are experiencing tingling or numbness in your hands, especially while sleeping, Dr. Shin says don’t ignore your symptoms. These are not normal.