Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term that is used to describe specific pain caused by repetitive movements and overuse. This type of injury typically affects the upper body, especially the wrist, forearm, hands and shoulders, and can involve stiffness and swelling.
A common cause of RSI is too much typing or mouse-work in the office. If your job requires you to sit at a desk typing a lot, it is worth keeping the following tips and exercises in mind.
- Position your keyboard low enough so that your elbows aren’t bent more than 90 degrees.
- Ensure your upper arms are positioned close to your body and aren’t relying on armrests for...