This is a list 14 Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Prevention Tips. The tips, while familiar, are worth being reminded of. Do you have any additional tips for RSI prevention?
Knitters spend hours repeating a small number of motions, so are therefore at risk of RSI, which develops over time and its symptoms often come on gradually. Here are a few defensive tactics whether you’re already a sufferer or just a concerned knitter.
No matter what size of the business, all employers have obligations to ensure staff a safe working environment. Good Health and Safety practice also increases productivity which will have a direct impact on the bottom line.
For those living with carpal tunnel syndrome, there are simple and affordable ways to alleviate the pain. A symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome is persistent and severe pain in the hands and wrists. This pain mainly stems from incorrect positioning of the wrists while sitting at a computer keyboard.
For moderate cases of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, cold pack therapy may provide just the relief you need. Gel ice packs will not only lessen the pain they will also help reduce the swelling and pressure on the median nerve and provide immediate, temporary relief around the wrist.
Gardeners with painful disabilities needn’t have such a tough row to hoe. A great many garden tools are marketed with the word “ergonomic” in bold type on the labels, meaning they’re intended to maximize the efficiency and quality of someone’s work.
BellaOnline Ergonomics Editor Marji Hajic provides a list of “10 Steps for Avoiding Repetitive Strain Pain”, aimed at the “computer athletes” who battle the every-day stresses and strain of working at a computer or desk job all day.
The integration of Massage Therapy, stretches, exercises and hydrotherapy is a highly effective treatment protocol for many types of injuries, and very effective in eliminating chronic Repetitive Strain Injuries.
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is now a major industrial disease affecting millions of people around the world. RSI includes conditions such as carpel tunnel syndrome, tenosynovitis and tendinitis – often collectively referred to as upper limb disorders, musculoskeletal disorders, occupational overuse syndrome (OOS), computer related injuries or cumulative trauma disorders, …
The following article was contributed by Robert Rickover, a teacher of the Alexander Technique living in Lincoln, Nebraska. Before I became an Alexander Technique teacher, I assumed that the most impressive physical activities were performed by professional athletes. Their feats were regularly reported in the newspapers and on TV and …