Workstation Health and Fitness for RSI

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, …

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Avoiding RSI: What We Can Learn From Musicians?

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 …

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Typing Techniques

Correct use of the keyboard is most important. If you are not typing correctly then your incorrect typing techniques can lead to and worsen RSI. Your wrists should be straight as shown below: DVORAK Layout Various RSI sufferers have switched to the DVORAK keyboard layout as it relieves the hand …

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RSI-Relief Relaunched

RSI-Relief was originally launched in April 2005. Though the site had gained a bit of a following, it was never quite as successful as I’d hoped. I eventually realized that the original format — links to articles and other sites, plus a blog — was just not going to be …

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