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Repetitive Strain Injuries

There are many different types of Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) and these are categorised by the overuse of certain movements and motions.

  • Commonly RSI occurs as a result of an individual undertaking a task typical to them. Be it associated with their occupation, hobby or sport, a repetitive motion can lead to a strain on a particular body part.
  • People prone to this are typically employees working within a labour intensive or repetitive enviroment, for example secretaries, electricians,
  • People prone to this are typically employees working within a labour intensive or repetitive environment, for example secretaries, electricians, painters or workers on a production / assembly line.
  • Sufferers can also be players of field, track, racquet or handball sports.
  • Those who are involved in occupations, interest and hobbies such as these are generally more vulnerable to developing the symptoms linked with repetitive strain injury.
  • Some of the most common RSI types are Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, De Quervains' Syndrome, Tendonitis, Tenosynovitis and Back Pain such as Spinal Stenosis.
  • This guide explains the injuries which are most often categorised beneath this heading and how these can be avoided. As ever we provide a jargon explained guide to the most common sports injuries in RSI together with a straightforward guide to products that can help if you suffer one of these injuries yourself.

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