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Repetitive Strain Injury: A Bane for Computer Users
1st part of a series.
Lately, I've been feeling some tingling and numbness on my fingers. Also, I felt some pain around my elbow joints, specially on the tendon on my forearm. I realized that these are already symptoms of Repetitive Strain Injury.
Repetitive Strain Injury or RSI has become a common problem in almost any workplace these days specially among computer users. As the number of computer users continue to grow exponentially the number of persons that will soon be affected with Repetitive Strain Injury. The fact the younger generations have started to use computers at much earlier age and they spend more hours in front of the computer than any other activities makes them more susceptible to this injury. What makes matters worse, very few of the computer users are aware of RSI and most likely will mistakenly associate the arm pain to other diseases like arthritis.
What is quite alarming, however this health problem is less recognized and most often ignored until it's too late. In order to raise the awareness of computer users of this disabling injury, this article is focused on computer related RSI. In order to fully recognize what RSI is and how can a computer user avoid developing it, this article is organized in this manner:
Repetitive Strain Injury is an injury of the muscular and skeletal system (musculoskeletal system) caused by (as the name implies) repetitive tasks, over exertion, or prolonged or awkward position .
Computer related RSI usually affects any parts, if not all, of the upper body, from the neck down to the lower back including the shoulders down to the wrist. Different areas will actually be affected depending on your work habits.