Ergonomics

By: Eric and Odinma

RSI and what it is

RSI or repetitive strain injury is the pain in the musculoskeletal and nervous systems that may be caused by repetitive tasks. It could also be from vibration or awkward positions. Examples of RSI would be sitting at a computer for too long.

Symptoms of RSI

Some symptoms of RSI is aching, pulsing pain or weakness and discomfort with high frequency. Stiffness, cramps, and stiffness are also common symptoms of RSI. It usually affects the forearms, elbows, wrists, hands, neck, and shoulders.

How to prevent RSI and exercises to do

There are many ways to prevent RSI. You can exercise every hour for five minutes. This is good because if you are always moving then you should sit and if you are always sitting then you should get up and move. Try to fix your mouse because if you are using a bad mouse and keyboard it can give you cramps so be sure to use a comfortable keyboard and mouse.
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Ergonomics at the work place
Ergonomics at the work place