Category: Repetitive Strain Injury

Category: Repetitive Strain Injury

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injury
Image February 6, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Neck and Shoulders,Injury Prevention,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 TWENTY- TWO WAYS TO PREVENT REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY Overuse of any area of the body can lead to a repetitive strain injury (RSI), also known as cumulative trauma. One way of looking at this is that the body area is being used so much that the body has trouble
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Computer Workstation Ergonomics
Image February 6, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Back and Pelvis,- Neck and Shoulders,Injury Prevention,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Ergonomics is the field of study that attempts to minimize the negative impact of work on our bodies. While ergonomics primarily looks at the work environment, the principles may be applied to anything that we do, from the physical set-up of our home computer to the shape of your
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Tingling in the Arms and Hands
Image February 6, 2012 - Arms and Hands,- Neck and Shoulders,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  That Pins-and-Needles Feeling! A common complaint in this modern computer age is tingling in one’s fingers, hands or forearms. It is not uncommon for people to experience this feeling, particularly as the aging process begins to affect the body and circulation becomes impaired. Is tingling something to be taken
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Golfer’s Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Image February 5, 2012 - Arms and Hands,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  The rapid arm and wrist movement required in many jobs and sports can lead to sprains, strains or persistent tendonitis in the elbow area.  Most of the muscles that create hand or wrist movement originate in our forearm.  Muscles that close our wrist and hand (flexion) are located on
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Image February 5, 2012 - Arms and Hands,Injury Prevention,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017 A Light at The End of The Carpal Tunnel Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) results in the highest number of work days missed among all work related injuries.  We hear the term CTS thrown around a lot these days, but just what is it?

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Image February 4, 2012 - Arms and Hands,Managing Common Conditions,Rehabilitation,Repetitive Strain Injury Brian Fulton

Last updated Wednesday, January 25, 2017  Coping with Elbow Pain One soft tissue problem that I commonly encounter is mouse elbow (a.k.a.lateral epicondylitis).  Years ago this condition was coined tennis elbow, when the backhand swing in tennis was a common cause of the condition. However, nowadays computer use is one of the main culprits involved
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