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Neck pain is extremely common and often doesn't require treatment, but if you are suffering...
3 April 2013 | Read Article »
View our main page on Carpal tunnel and Repetitive strain injury (RSI) 3d animation model can be found listed under “Types of Pain” in the Wrist pain section.
Repetitive strain injury the Symptoms are;
Repetitive strain injury (RSI), or work-related upper limb disorders (WRULD), can vary but may include:
- pains or tenderness in your muscles or joints
- joint / muscle stiffness
- tingling or numbness
- throbbing / aching
Symptoms usually occur when you are carrying out a specific repetitive action and often when you are at work. Your symptoms may ease when you have finished work and are resting. This first stage of symptoms may last for several weeks.
If not treated, the symptoms of RSI are likely to get worse and cause longer and more intense periods of pain. The affected area may also become swollen and this can last for several months.
If no treatment is carried out the symptoms of RSI can become constant. sometimes this may result in the condition may be irreversible.
Like many conditions it is wise and important to get treatment as soon as you experience symptoms of RSI. This will increase the chances of recovery and reduce the risk of long-term problems.
Types of RSI
RSI Type 1 occurs when a Chiropractor or Physiotherapist can diagnose a recognized medical condition, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, from your presenting symptoms. It is usually characterized by swelling and inflammation of the muscles or tendons.
RSI Type 2 occurs when there are no obvious symptoms i.e. when a doctor cannot diagnose a medical condition from your symptoms. Type 2 RSI is also referred to as non-specific pain syndrome.
A research review published in The Lancet, for Cold or Low Level Laser therapy for neck pain. Also included; the successful management of “Repetitive stress injury” or “Carpal tunnel syndrome” by a new treatment modality- application of Cold or low level lasers, for pain relief and healing.
For more information on Cold or Low level laser therapy, can be found listed under “Pain Relief”.
View our main page on Carpal tunnel and Repeditive strain injury (RSI) View our 3d video listed under “Types of Pain” the wrist pain section.