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Repetitive Sprain Injury (RSI) & Tennis Elbow

Repetitive Strain Injury (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.

It is caused by chronic overuse and inflammation of soft tissues – ligaments, muscles and tendons.

The condition is often multi-factorial, 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.

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Tennis elbow is experienced as pain on the outer aspect of the elbow. It is aggravated by repeated activity like gripping. This may be felt in racket sports (when gripping the racket), or in work-related activities (computer use / typing, carpenters / mechanics gripping tools). There may be an associated weakness or morning stiffness.

Tennis elbow is a repetitive overuse injury due to a chronic inflammation of the wrist extensors muscles and tendons.

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