If you’re struggling with the RSI, or else known as repetitive stress injury, there are several relaxation workouts that can be done at the desk throughout time that will assist your problem. These types of workouts may also assist in preventing repeated stress. You don’t need to perform them all, but for optimal results, we advise you do as many as possible. Each one of the workouts can lead to a few stretches and you ought to make an effort to maintain every stretch for around 15 in order to thirty seconds. You will want to replicate every stretch 3 » » » [Read more]
At Your Desk – Exercises for Repetitive Stress Injury
What is Ergonomics?
Ergonomics is a term thrown around by health professionals and marketing mavens with a cavalier attitude. For some it has a very specific meaning. For others it covers everything under the sun. With all this different verbiage flying at you, you are probably starting to wonder, “What is Ergonomics?” Definition of Ergonomics Ergonomics derives from two Greek words: ergon, meaning work, and nomoi, meaning natural laws, to create a word that means the science of work and a person’s relationship to that work. The International Ergonomics Association has adopted this technical definition: ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline » » » [Read more]
How to Recognize Repetitive Stress Injury
Only few people realize just how common the occurrence of repetitive stress injury, also called repetitive strain injury is. Other medical experts prefer to call the condition persistent stress illness since a specific muscle or part of the body is subjected to strain or stress that is caused by repeating the same motion or task over and over again. In time, the unnatural strain placed upon that muscle or body part causes injuries. In certain severe cases, conditions such as osteo-arthritis may even be indicated. Just how do this repetitive stress injury develop? Modern life requires that we move repetitively » » » [Read more]
Repetitive Stress Injury
Repetitive stress injury is typically associated with people that work long hours on a computer and that are forced to repeat certain actions with the hands, wrists and even neck. This affliction is quite common however, in many different work environments where no or little attention is paid toward the development of ergonomic workstations that can help prevent the development of repeated stress injury, also called RSI. Sufferers are not helpless, however, and there is much that can be done to alleviate the symptoms or to prevent the development of the condition. Ways to Help Avoid Repetitive Stress Injury There » » » [Read more]