How not to die at your desk

Ergonomical Arrangments

What is RSI?

Doing an action over and over, typically with hands, to the point that your muscles are used to being in position that they are not comfortable with. Over time, this can cause pain, numbness to the affected area, weak muscles and even swelling.


Symptons

  • Cramps
  • Pain
  • Weakness of muscles
  • Throbbing
  • Tenderness to the area
  • Difficultly doing normal tasks

Prevention

Office Excersises

Workplace Ergonomics

Works Cited

Kenny, Tim, Dr. "Repetitive Strain Injury." Patient.info. N.p., 12 May 2014. Web. 2 May 2016. <http://patient.info/health/repetitive-strain-injury-leaflet>.


"Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)." NHS Choices. N.p., 8 July 2015. Web. 2 May 2016. <http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Repetitive-strain-injury/Pages/Introduction.aspx>.



"Prevent RSI." NHS Choices. N.p., 7 Dec. 2015. Web. 2 May 2016. <http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/workplacehealth/Pages/rsi.aspx>.