Search Repetitive Strain Injury
If your hands go numb or tingle at night, or you find pain or clumsiness with repetitive tasks you may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS).
Our digital technology helps us to get things done and to stay in touch however it also takes a toll on our physical health.
I’m an avid gardener. With extensive gardens at my cottage, having the right tools for the job is how I can manage all my gardening without back pain.
Our lives are hectic. This means we don’t always pay attention to where our bodies are in space or the subtle signals our body gives us indicating it is unhappy with the position we are in.
If you have been diagnosed with hip bursitis or tendinitis you may want to consider other options before committing to steroid injections.
Neck and back pain often result from too much sitting and computer use. Although we usually think of sitting as a “rest” activity this seemingly innocuous every day activity puts significant loads on our spine.
When you get hurt, and can’t identify the cause, the most common diagnosis is repetitive strain or RSI.
Swimming is a common sport and a pleasurable recreational past time. Whether you swim for enjoyment or for competition the proper stroke mechanics of the shoulder are important for prevention of shoulder pain and dysfunction.
Carpal = The wrist
Tunnel = A space at the front of your wrist
Syndrome = A collection of symptoms, (i.e.: wrist, hand thumb or finger pain, tingling, numbness) and signs, (physical findings such as muscle weakness or loss of sensation in the hand, thumb or fingers)