Playstation Palmar Hidradentitis

We have all heard the stories about how gaming is bad for you. People become lazy or withdrawn and become consumed with the fantasy world while forgetting that we have to live in the real world. Well now add “Playstation Palmar Hidradentitis to that list, the term scientists use for a newly discovered skin disorder. This disorder can cause painful lesions on the hands similar to the ones on a persons feet after intense physical activity. When someone is continuously grasping the controller and repeatedly pushing the buttons it causes minor trauma to the surface of the hands. Since this is a fairly new finding there isn’t much information available. Another common health problem is Acute Tendonitis which can also be caused by the motions used playing the Nintendo Wii