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It is possible to get carpal tunnel syndrome from playing video games, but there is a small risk of getting carpal tunnel from anything that you partake in for an extended amount of time. Video game console controllers are usually built to form to the relaxed position of the hand, while putting your hand in a position which is found comfortable. Many studies have been done just to form the controllers used today. Since the movements of the hand during gameplay are repetitive, it does slightly increase the odds of you getting carpal tunnel, but not enough to worry about.

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