E-Sports Players: Use the Abacus to Counteract Repetitive Motions

By Angela Kneale OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC To continue playing e-sports well, it's important to be aware of your body and the equipment that you're using. Long hours of repetitive movements can take a toll on your body, so keep these things in mind: Aligned posture and neutral positioning of wrists  Ergonomic equipment for thumb, wrist and fo...
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The Future's Bright for E-sports: Practice Self Care to Play Well

By Angela Kneale OTD, MA, OTR/L, NBC-HWC Electronic sports (e-sports) are a global phenomenon! The challenge and competition of video gaming has exploded over the past decades to include online gaming, e-sports leagues, tournaments, high school electronic gaming clubs, college level and professional players, and organized, multiplayer video game...
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Finger & Thumb Compression On The Abacus®

Finger and Thumb Compression Exercises to Help Ease Pain The Finger and Thumb Compression on the Gelliflex™ Abacus® releases tension, improves hydration and mobility of muscles and fascia, and increases hand function. Slowly slide your fingers or thumb forward and back between the ball assemblies, experiencing gentle to moderate sustained comp...
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