For the December 2021 issue of Wood News Online, Bob Rummer shares a few key woodworking task factors to keep in mind to minimize your risk of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome:
Our hands are an incredible part of the body. Biomechanically there are 27 degrees of freedom (different ways the hand can move) in the hand/wrist. Think what that means in woodworking – you grasp tools, pick up boards, manipulate parts, open jars, point and poke and touch. A large part of your woodworking skill comes from careful, precise, coordination of hand/wrist motions.
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