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Lower Extremity Pain in Gamer’s & Computer Users

By Dr. Levi Harrison The Gamers & eSports Doctor Often, as it pertains to gaming, computer use and our health, it is easy to focus on hand, wrist, forearm and shoulder issues. Though maintaining proper upper extremity health is absolutely essential, it is also important not to overlook our lower extremity health. Depending on the…

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Proper Keyboard Placement In Gaming

By Dr. Levi Harrison Keyboard placement, whether it is in a gaming environment, or perhaps in a general office environment is essential to long term hand, wrist and upper extremity health of computer users. As I have touched upon in previous articles, podcasts and videos, repetitive stress injury (RSI) is at its core caused by…

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Mouse Sensitivity, Gaming & RSI

The mouse is undoubtedly an integral aspect of any gamer’s arsenal, and it has most certainly evolved over the years. Many attempts to address the perpetual threat of repetitive stress injury have been made, ranging from the relatively archaic track ball, to a multitude of ergonomic mice.   Though there are some benefits to ergonomic…

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Exercises and Stretches for Bowlers

Bowling Stretches By Dr. Levi Harrison Bowling as a sport has not only a rich history and culture, but is also enjoyed by millions of people globally. Bowling's accessibility, artful marksmanship and its unique ability to bring people together is truly amazing.  Bowling itself is mainly an anaerobic activity but it does burn calories and...

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35 Basic National and International Travel Tips

By D. Levi Harrison, MD Orthopedic Surgeon, Author & Veteran Traveler Traveling is one of the greatest forms of education. It gives us an opportunity to learn and explore different cultures, cuisines, and people. Travelling brings geography to life in a truly 3-dimensial way. I enjoy learning about life by visiting places throughout the United…

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Healthy Tips for Working at a Desk Job

By Dr. Levi Harrison Working at a desk can be tiring and boring if you allow that to happen. Let’s spruce up and brighten your day with exercises at your desk! Make your desk job a series of mini-workouts throughout the day. Here are some daily tips for improving your overall health at work.  …

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Hand, Wrist & Thumb Exercises for Nintendo Wii Users

As an orthopedic surgeon with a specialization in hand, wrist and upper extremity conditions I often see patients who suffer from repetitive stress injuries including carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger and tendonitis. Historically, many of my patients with the aforementioned conditions will be law enforcement officers, firefighters and office workers.

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Love Handles Workout

By Dr. Levi Harrison   Dr. Levi,”How do I lose my love handles?”…This question is asked in my practice every week by multiple patients. Well, I want to share with you the advice which I give my patients. #1. Love your bodies just the way they are, even your love handles. Make a commitment to…

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Healthy Holiday Tips

By Dr. Levi Harrison Your holiday tips:   1. Continue to exercise during the holidays. In between shopping blitzes, be sure to prioritize a daily 20-30 min. cardio cross-training routine. Incorporate exercise while shopping. Take the stairs at the mall and park further away from the entrance in a well travelled and properly illuminated safe parking…

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Hiking for Couples

By Dr. Levi Harrison Hiking is a great de-stressing date with cardiovascular benefits. This outdoor activity provides an opportunity to really enjoy the company of your partner. Consider hiking on a safe trail with a gradual incline depending on your overall fitness levels. I recommend taking the following back pack items: water, sunblock/ sunscreen, food…

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