How to Avoid Shoulder Repetitive Strain Injury or RSI

Shoulder RSI

If you are an active sportsperson, computer user, or musician… BE AWARE! With poor technique, you could be setting yourself up for Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). I am seeing an increasing number of patients with repetitive strain shoulder injuries so it is well worth taking steps to prevent RSI.

Follow these tips to help avoid Shoulder RSI

1) Use pads to support the arm especially for computer users

2) Maintain correct ergonomic posture

3) Take regular breaks

4) Stretch the tight muscles

5 )Apply ice and/or heat on sore areas to reduce inflammation

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