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Doctors Warn About Wii-Related Injuries, Coin the Term Wii Knee

Wii Knee to Be the New Hot Video Game Injury


It's not going to be all eggnog and booze-related damage done this Christmas, if you plan on playing the Wii with your family over the holidays. Doctors have coined a new term for Wii-related injuries, "Wii Knee."

The doctors say these Wii-caused aches and pains (which, despite the name, can affect any body part) occurbecause certain Wii games (like the classic, Wii Sports) encourage people to mimic playing sports. Some people may not be used to exercise, or there may be older folks who try to keep up with their kids.

Either way, it's a bummer to be hurt by playing video games — which some of you can attest to. As for those who are unused to exercise, but don't want to miss out on the fun: Might I interest you in the Wii Fit?

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