How does posture affect carpal tunnel syndrome?

Bad posture causes your shoulders to slump forward, which affects the position of your arms and hands. This can lead to awkward wrist position and increase the risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome. Slouching also puts pressure on the nerves in your neck, which can lead to problems in your wrists and hands. Good posture will help you maintain a better wrist position, especially if your job entails sitting at a computer all day.

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