What are the Most Common Video Gaming Injuries?

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Thumbs are extremely useful body parts, especially when you're playing video games. But as many gamers have found out, lengthy play time can give you a painful condition that has been dubbed PlayStation Thumb. It's caused by the strain associated with repetitive use of the game controller.

Symptoms include:

  • Blisters
  • Redness
  • Numbness
  • Tingling

Frequent breaks can give your thumbs a rest from constant button pressing, and help prevent this video game injury.

But it's not just thumbs that are at risk of gaming injuries. Click through for many more potential problems!

 

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