Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most widely recognized form of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), but Trigger Finger is catching up fast, becoming all too common among society and affecting the youth and elderly in ever-increasing numbers.
Everyone who lives with a chronic condition has days when everything seems to fall apart, when the struggle seems too much to bear, when the pain and the stress of coping is just soul-crushingly oppressive. Improving your physical fitness can help.
In the UK, the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) is calling for legislation to both encourage and enforce measures to prevent and reduce repetitive strain injury (RSI) among workers.
David Kuckhermann of framedrums.net shares a video podcast of some simple exercises he uses to help prevent repetitive strain injuries, a big issue with musical instruments, and drums in particular.
This is a review of the IMAK SmartGlove, a glove-like device with a built-in wrist rest, and a similar product called the Computer Glove. Both are highly recommended.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo is suffering from a rather severe case of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and it has forced him to make changes in his lifestyle: no autographs, no guitar playing, poor pitching.
Many people confuse the terms “RSI” (Repetitive Stress Injuries) and “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome”. While Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a type of injury that occurs as a result of Repetitive Stress Injuries, they are not one and the same.
Create a warm ergonomic computer work area and the perfect mouse hand environment with the Mouse Hand Warmer, which is an inexpensive way to keep your mouse hand warm during chilly weather or whenever you feel your mouse hand getting cold.
People suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other repetitive strain injuries often experience a loss of hand dexterity. With the sensory feedback from fingers dulled by pain or nerve damage, simple tasks such as brushing your teeth, combing your hair, or grasping a pencil may suddenly become difficult or even impossible.
Your hands can be severely injured in car accidents, and symptoms may not show up immediately, but may take awhile to present themselves. Because the base of the thumb can be injured by the steering wheel and the carpal tunnel is in close proximity, it is reasonable to calculate the carpal tunnel takes blunt trauma during impact.