Monday, January 30, 2012
Tenosynovitis: The Health Issues of Pinching an iPad
Recently, there's been quite a few accessories for the iPad where you could hold it with just one hand. The whole point of it, though, is not design but health. Health issues are emerging in the design of tablets being too thin. The thin tablets are making consumers "pinch and hold" with one hand. But this pinching action could create an inflammation in the tendons called Tenosynovitis. It's an inflammation in the thumb side of the wrist and you could get it if you are pinching your tablet for a prolonged period of time.
If you are a pinch holder, here are some single hand grips you could get for your iPad: