Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Massage Treatment for RSI

Repetitive Strain Injury is more commonly referred to as RSI. These injuries are often caused by spending long hours doing the same movement with your hands. People who work on computers regularly suffer from RSIs, as can musicians, electricians, plumbers, chefs, dentists, drivers, hairdressers, and construction workers.

RSI primarily affects the muscle, ligaments, and tendons that are found in the hands, arms, shoulders, neck, and wrists. There are different types of RSIs including carpal tunnel syndrome, tendinitis, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, and plantar fasciitis. All of these can be extremely painful and uncomfortable, preventing sufferers from carrying out daily activities.

Massage is a wonderful way to tackle an RSI. It works to reduce pain and helps to heal the injury by doing the following:

It boosts circulation, helping the body to eliminate poisonous toxins and reduce swelling.

Massage reduces the pain caused by tension in the muscles.

It helps to promote healthy regeneration of tissue and tendons damaged by the RSI.

It increases motion range by stretching tissue and relaxing tight muscles.

Massage improves scar tissue and decreases the chances of re-tearing.

Treating an RSI with massage can be accomplished using various massage techniques. along with stretching procedures that help you to improve the affected area.

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