Repetitive sprain injury, or RSI, is an occupational disorder. It commonly affects the wrist and forearm and is often work-related, eg, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. There may be pain, stiffness weakness or tingling, which will increase with activity.
Repetitive sprain injury is caused by chronic overuse and inflammation of soft tissues – ligaments, muscles and tendons.
How to treat Repetitive Sprain Injury?
Repetitive sprain injury is often multifactorial, and Chiropractic is successful by treating all the neuro-musculoskeletal components of repetitive strain injury. Chiropractors are also well qualified to advise on ergonomics in the home and at work.