TOPIC: REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY
What is RSI?
RSI stands for Repetitive Strain Injuries. It occurs when repeatedly doing a specific task for a long period of time. RSI causes repeated pains generally in the neck, shoulders, hands, wrists and elbows.
You will feel slight discomfort in a certain part of the body.
2. lingering pain
Pain lasts for a longer time period.
3. Repetitive Pain
Pain is constant and occurs more often.
If you would like to prevent RSI give the following a try.
- Take regular breaks
- Type less
- Adjust the keyboard and chair
- Posture – sit up straight
- Use an armrest
Here is a video on how to prevent rsi:
Computer repetitive strain injury
The following can help relieve and reduce the risk of RSI.
- Exercise your eyes by looking away for 15 – 30 secs
- Blink to prevent dryness
- Chin tucks
- Neck rotations
- Neck side bends
- Chest stretches
- Wrist extension/flexing
- Finger stretches