Guide on Ergonomics
By Smit Bhagat and Mostafa Bander
What is RSI?
Symptoms and Stages of Injury of RSI
- Pain, acing, or tenderness
After that there some stages that come to RSI.
Type 1: Well defined syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
- Tendonitis (tendon)
- Tenosynovitis (tendon)
- Not a well defined syndrome
- No measurable signs
What is Ergonomics?
- Chin Ups
- Arm Stretches
- Neck Rotations
You can also take breaks and look around every 10-15 minutes so your brain isn't constantly focused on work. These exercises can also reduced chances of RSI. It also reduces your stress level on how much you work.
Other Things You Can Do...
- Back against your chair
- Keyboard in front of body
- Elbows at 100-110 degrees
- Adjust blinds and lighting
- Try to have an armrest on chair
- Document holder
These are just a few examples to things you can do.
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