Work-related RSI cases are at an all-time high, as changing trends see professional staff working on the move more than ever before, new data shows.
Official research of over 1000 office workers by Microsoft reveals Repetitive Strain Injury cases have soared by more than 30% in the last year, costing businesses over £300 million in lost working hours.
Apparently directly related to the rapidly growing trend of mobile working, 68% of office workers have suffered from aches and pains, with the most common symptoms including back ache, shoulder pain and wrist/hand pain including the debilitating "BlackBerry Thumb".
The solution? Opt for ergonomic office kit such as articulating keyboard, monitor arms, footrests, copy holders, ergonomic mice, laptop holders and ergonomic chairs, just like those offered by Microsoft...