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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Hand Squeeze On The Abacus®

Hand Exercises to Help Reduce Pain Hand Squeeze techniques on the Abacus® releases tension, strengthens hands, increases blood flow, and improves hand movement and function. There are a few ways you can do hand squeeze techniques on the Abacus™ For a one-hand movement technique, wrap your hand around one gel-ball. Slowly and gently squeeze the ...
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