Definition - What does Blackberry Thumb mean?
Techopedia explains Blackberry Thumb
Experts recommend a few basic precautions to avoid Blackberry thumb and other similar injuries:
- Stop and rest. When using the device causes pain, stop doing whatever causes pain and rest. This will give the body a chance to heal, and reduce the risk that the injury will become a chronic problem.
- Stretch and massage the area. Minimizing muscle tension in the affected area can resolve the aching sensation and improve flexibility.
- Seek professional help. If the pain becomes unbearable and causes difficulty with daily tasks, consult a physician. Proper treatment and management of repetitive strain injury can reduce long-term consequences.